Christian S-F Storyworld in 3 Quick Steps

1. Take the young-earth creationist presuppositions about earth history, pick a point in time, and imagine what life would be like in those circumstances.

2. Take the young-earth creationist presuppositions about the pagan gods, pick a tribe to research, and imagine what life would be like in those circumstances.

3. Take the young-earth creationist presuppositions about the Creator God, flip that one on its head, and make the Creator an outdated tribal myth.

While it sounds blasphemous to Christians, #3 is essentially where our culture is today. So it shouldn’t take that much imagination, and just maybe it’s something we should talk about.

I have one short story drafted and another in progress. (Thanks, Grace, for taking the first one in for a quick crit.) There’s also a novel in draft, using Saxon and Norse mythology.

So, what have we got?

Rampaging dinosaurs: Check.

Desperate tribal warriors: Check.

High stakes for an entire tribe: Check.

Cool ancient OoPArt-type technology: Check.

Tremendous fun putting it all together: Oh, yeah.

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