What writers can learn from Battlestar Galactica, Part One
February 25th, 2012 2 comments
I’ve recently finished watching all of the Battlestar Galactica reboot. If you’ve watched it too, you’ve probably got an idea of what’s coming. Oh dear, oh dear.
I had already planned to pen an article on the writing of Battlestar Galactica, because it has been consistently excellent. I looked forward to extolling the virtues of well-realised, flawed characters; a definite sense of place; what science fiction is really for, and grounding your story (however fanciful it may seem) in realism.
Since finishing the show, let’s just say the focus of Part One in this series has changed. There may be spoilers ahead. Read more…