Anyone who has a fleeting fascination for space has come across Drake’s equation. Dr. Frank Drake formulated it in 1961 as a starting point to discuss the number of civilisations residing within our galaxy.
With new scientific discoveries occurring daily, how does one write good science fiction when yesterday’s guesses and extrapolations become today’s new scientific fact, and the actualities of the breakthrough don’t match the imagined realities?
When I started out on Twitter, I knew only that I wanted to network with like-minded others who shared my interest in science fiction and all that went with it. Not surprisingly, that included space, the final frontier.