Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Dystopians: How Dark Can They Go?
Dystopians are currently the hot shiny, no doubt thanks to Hunger Games, right next to steampunk which has certainly gathered trend steam, no pun intended. It seems every other book that publishes is set in some dystopian society so it goes without saying that authors are becoming more clever and even darker with their plotlines. So, I guess the question is: How dark can it go? Are you getting tired of dystopians yet? Bonus question: Will utopian stories be the next trend?