Welcome to the 8th Issue
of James Gunn’s Ad Astra
June 30, 2020 – We hope you enjoy your visit to James Gunn’s Ad Astra. If you would like to be part of our future issues, please read our submissions guidelines and join the conversation.
Begin Your Journey
Welcome to our blog, which we will grow independently of the issue publication schedule. We are pleased to start with featured articles by speculative fiction author Betsy James.
On Rewriting Speculative Fiction
The challenge peculiar to SF: You’re trying to show, not tell. But how do you “show" a world that, to one degree or another, is unknown, unique, and may even operate by physics that are different from the laws your reader subconsciously applies?
On Following Instead of Fighting
How do you find the discipline to keep writing? Especially through patches when, for whatever reason, the material resists you?
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