For writers, the games industry is a much friendlier and more welcoming place now than it was ten years ago. It’s also a much bigger industry than it was ten years ago, meaning there are so many more games in need of stories and writing.
An interactive novel by Kevin Gold, the scope of Choice of Robots is astounding. And it poses some damn good questions about the role of robots and AI in our near future.
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari is one of those 'must reads' if you want to survive our cyberpunk near-future intact.
As a kid, I used to dream of finding a secret portal to Narnia somewhere on the farm. The portal is there now but I'm not sure I want to step through it.