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A Gardner-Webb University senior English major spent part of her summer studying the themes of colonialism, environmentalism and ethnocentrism in science fiction. From what she learned, Hannah Roberts wrote the first arc of her own science fiction novel. “An arc is an episodic section of a certain theme, plot or character experience,” Roberts explained. “Science fiction is a wonderful genre for including diversity and exploring controversial topics. I had never written sci-fi, so I wanted to try something new.”
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Office of University Communications, "GWU Research Experience Prepares English Major to Pursue Writing Career" (2019). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 295.