It came from J.S. DiStefano

J.S. DiStefano’s story “Silo” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 21 January 2022. The main science fiction concepts in this story were inspired by the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy by Liu Cixin. I tried to keep the story short and the language concise to emulate my favorite writing. During the development of the story I was reading a lot, authors like Emily St. John Mandel, Colson Whitehead, George Saunders, Pierce Brown, and others. I …

A question for J.S. DiStefano

Q: Whence you do you draw inspiration for your characters?

A: From people I meet and characters I watch or read about – and I think about what I might do or say in a given situation. I try to do the whole “show don’t tell” thing as far as character development goes, but I think I have a long way to go.


J.S. DiStefano’s story “Silo
in Metaphorosis Friday, 21 January 2022.
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About J.S. DiStefano

J.S. DiStefano likes hiking, playing cards, watching football, reading, and writing. “Silo” is his first published story.


J.S. DiStefano’s story “Silo
in Metaphorosis Friday, 21 January 2022.
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