Ep. 60: Science in Fantasy with Kritika H. Rao (Mini-Masterclass)

SFF Addicts

Jul 4 2023 • 57 mins

Join co-hosts Adrian M. Gibson and M.J. Kuhn as they delve into a mini-masterclass on Science in Fantasy with author Kritika H. Rao. During the episode, Kritika hypothesizes about the role of science, including how she incorporated science into her debut novel, balancing science with philosophy and esotericism, how science can affect character, plot, language and worldbuilding, science tropes and stereotypes, the work of Michael Crichton and more.

NOTE: This is part two of a two-part chat with Kritika. Click here to check out part one. Also, apologies for some static/audio issues with Kritika's recording.

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Kritika H. Rao is the author of The Surviving Sky, her debut novel. ⁠The Surviving Sky⁠⁠⁠ is available now via Titan Books.

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Adrian M. Gibson is a podcaster, writer and illustrator, and is currently working on his debut novel.

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MUSIC:

Intro: "⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Into The Grid⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠" by MellauSFX

Outro: “⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Galactic Synthwave⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠” by Divion