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Takeaways from the Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Contest 2019

Takeaways from the Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Contest 2019 - TRADOC Mad Scientist Project

At the conclusion of another successful Mad Scientist Science Fiction Writing Contest, we had received over 75 highly imaginative short stories. In addition to listing and linking you to the contest’s winning submission (as well as those of our finalists), today’s post reports back on the major cross-cutting themes we were able to distill from your collective creativity and provides effective writing tips from Dr. David Brin, our contest’s senior judge and multiple award-winning science fiction author. Enjoy!

Continue on for all the takeaways.

Categories: Mad Scientist