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Hello SE friends, Gwen with you today, and I’ve an unusual topic to share. It was generated by recent comments made by neighbors, friends, and family members.

Have you heard folks mention 1984? Not the year, but the book or the movie? Rarely a day passes that I don’t hear references to George Orwell’s book as somehow related to current events. I’ve heard it so many times that I finally decided to watch the movie as a refresher. Well, that scared the living daylights out of me! It also made me wonder if Orwell knew that his concerns might be relevant years after his book was published.

This line of thinking prompted questions about writers who predicted future events or solved crimes. Writers like you and me. What is it about this avocation that opens doors to the future?

Let’s look at a few examples.

  • George Orwell’s book

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