Andy Weir’s science fiction thriller, The Martian, tells a pulse-pounding, page-turning story, grounded in scientific research and smart information seamlessly woven into an entertaining tale. Weir tells how he did it and offers some advice.
Andy Weir: “Thanks to our modern era, facts are incredibly easy to come by. A few web searches for your subject matter and you have all the information you could dream of…
So that makes researching a novel easy, right? No. Not really. As I learned while working on The Martian. The first problem you run into is…”
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