Spec Tech: Salty Talk – the Use and Misuse of Nautical Language

A significant subset of fantasy and science fiction deals with ships and the sea. When writing about sailors and ships, writers of speculative fiction often manage to get it wrong.   This does not does not make them usual. Many writers, of all genres, screw things up when writing about ships. I recently read a…… Continue reading Spec Tech: Salty Talk – the Use and Misuse of Nautical Language