Andy Weir to Write a New Science Fiction Novel

By Maryann Yin 

Andy Weir 200 (GalleyCat)Andy Weir discussed his next novel in an interview with Smithsonian Magazine. The new project will feature a highly accurate science fiction story that stars a female protagonist.

Weir explains: “The main character is a low-level criminal in a city on the moon. Her challenges are a mix of technical/scientific problems, as well as juggling personal interactions staying a step ahead of the local police, working with shady and dangerous people to do illegal things.”

Weir has become well-known as the author behind The Martian. This book served as the inspiration for a popular movie adaptation with Matt Damon in the lead role. (via io9)