QUANTUM FICTION

“Narrow Casting” as applied to literature. Seems to be the wave of the future in publishing.

What Has Been Read Cannot Be Unread

quantum fictionEver heard of quantum fiction? Yeah, me neither. I really love how the genres of literature are constantly expanding to accommodate the widening sphere of our interests and investigations, and to reflect the direction of popular culture.

Wikipedia says: Quantum fiction is a literary genre that reflects modern experience of the material world and reality as influenced by quantum theory and new principles in quantum physics. Quantum fiction is characterized by the use of an element in quantum mechanics as a storytelling device.

In quantum fiction, everyday life hinges on some aspect of the quantum nature of reality. These are stories in which consciousness affects physics and determines reality.  It’s a genre of literature in which otherwise supernatural, paranormal or fantasy elements are made plausible by elements of quantum science in the story.

The term “quantum fiction” was first used by American novelist Vanna Bonta in her novel Flight: A…

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