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Science-Fiction & Fantasy site

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I'd love to see a Science Fiction (& Fantasy?) site. I contributed to one on another site and it was very successful.

On topic: films, books, comics and even video games if the question is about the plot (so no "how to complete a quest").

Since this is a proposal, I welcome your feedback, whether you think this will work or reasons why it won't.

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I would suggest broadening to scope to any literature. Some benefits:

  • The same kind of people who are interested in science fiction and fantasy are likely to be readers of other books as well
  • A broader scope is more in line with other Codidact sites (Languages & Linguistics and Software Development are broader than their equivalents on Stack Exchange)
  • If anyone eventually does propose a separate literature site, it would have to have unnecessary overlap with this one, or have a very odd scope (realistic fiction and non-fiction?)
  • It doesn't exclude possible contributors who are less interested in science fiction and fantasy (I may be reflecting my own biases; I'm more interested in other genres of literature)

I can see arguments for a site with more limited scope, like Books, Prose, Narrative, but it seems more logical to be as inclusive as possible with a Literature site, since it isn't clear exactly which exactly match the interests and expertise of the potential contributor base.

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