Guest blogger: Lissa Bilyk: dystopia, cyborgs, scifi/fantasy, and NaNoWriMo | Olsen Jay Nelson | I want more science fiction | Scoop.it

I’d like to introduce, Lissa Bilyk, author of ‘The Edge of Darkness,’ a futuristic, dystopian scifi novel with subjugated cyborgs who find a means to revolt. I love the sound of this, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to ask Lissa some questions related to this and her continuing participation in NaNoWrimo since it’s November again. Thanks Lissa …

 

1) ‘The Edge of Darkness’ is dystopian sci-fi, right – among other things? What’s your opinion about why dystopian realities have such appeal? Also, how did you make use of dystopian themes in the story, and what’s the effect you were looking for?

 

Lissa: I think that dystopians appeal to a lot of readers because ...