Speculative Fiction And Facts

Writers should research the facts needed to write an interesting fiction novel. The speculative genre is no different. If you are a writer of fantasy or sci-fi, you might find today’s featured post quite interesting.



The Da Vinci Code” has old over 30 million copies since it debuted in 2003. It has been translated into over 40 languages. Not too bad for a work of fiction that in its author’s own words are based completely on “facts”:

“FACT:   All descriptions of artwork, architecture, documents and secret rituals in this novel are accurate.”

No other recent work of fiction has stirred up as much controversy not only among Christian scholars but among secular historians. Christians quickly mounted an attack on the book citing the false nature of the “facts”. Click here to read the rest of this interesting article.

Until next time,



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