Readers’ question: How can I avoid info-dumps in writing?

  How to avoid info-dumps in writing? The most important thing is to not put too much detail in your writing. Readers don’t want or care to know more than necessary to get the gist of the story. So how to get those important details in the story without having them put the book down …

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Science fiction — not.

I love science fiction. Especially the stories that were popular during what now is called the golden era of science fiction, the fifties. The ones with strange civilizations and far-flung galaxies and intrepid explorers who range through both. Being a writer and loving science fiction, I wrote sci-fi stories and sent them to publishers. Guess …

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