Six Problems with Writing Realistic Space Battles (via @mythcreants, HT: @qldwriters)

We always like a good space battle, don’t we, but space is … different. The MythCreants have a detailed look at 6 ways the real world interferes with a good space battle, with some tips for how to turn that to your advantage:

  1. Space is really big
  2. Weapons advance faster than armor
  3. Planetary bombardment is really easy
  4. Everything happens super fast
  5. Maneuvering will kill your crew
  6. Everything should be done by robots

If any of these sections sparks your interest (and how could they not!?), read on here:


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