Lauren DeStefano — American Author

Lauren DeStefano is an American young-adult author. She is best known for the Chemical Garden series of novels and her gallows humor... (wikipedia)

Most dystopian, classic and contemporary, paints a future world that puts a twist on present society - a future world that could plausibly happen.
Every generation has a macabre notion that wars, government prohibition, natural disasters or mankind itself could be the downfall of society and the world as a whole.
When I am writing anything in general, I just want to tell the story that exists in my head; I don't try to write a parable or make a point.
'Dystopian,' by definition, promises a darker story.
It was my fifth grade teacher who introduced the idea that writing could be more than a hobby for me.