Am very frustrated by…

Am very frustrated by swearing in my SF novel. If I use our swears, it sounds weirdly contemporary. If I use made-up swears, it sounds ridiculous. How did Battlestar Galactica get us to accept frakkin'??

Also, I can't swear. But my characters ought to be able to. Dammit.

2 thoughts on “Am very frustrated by…”

  1. If the planet’s colonizers are coming from near-present South Asia, can you adapt swear words from contemporary South Asia?

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