How to Write Scientific Fiction: Analyzing Carl Sagan’s ‘Contact’

Dustin Grinnell explains how to—and how not to—write more scientific fiction by analyzing Carl Sagan’s ‘Contact’ and the ways it incorporates believeable elements that are understandable to laypeople. Carl Sagan was many things: astronomer, cosmologist, television personality, writer and science communicator. He was perhaps most famous for his popularization […]