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Discussion in 'Sci-Fi and Fantasy Talk' started by Tom, Jan 27, 2005.

  1. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    This is a thread to explore published writers trying to assist new writers with insight to the field. I feel it is best explained by seeing what I mean...


    Writing Speculative Fiction, by Mary Soon Lee


    Questions and Answers

    More authors and writers will follow in the replies to this post.
     
  2. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    Science Fiction Worlds of Jeffrey A. Carver

    Here's another to get this thread on the boogie trail...



    ADVICE TO ASPIRING WRITERS


    See the page for the links to further explore this writers insight
     
  3. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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    lists of retail books on the subject of writing, including scifi specific releases :


    Ben Bova : The Craft Of Writing Scifi That Sells
    Ray Brabbury : The Zen Of Writing
    Orson Scott Card : How To Write Science Fiction and Fantasy
    Orson Scott Card : Characters And Viewpoints
    Stephen King : On Writing
    Gotham Writers Workshop
    Michael Valdez : Magical Realism At Worlds End
    Writing Lessons With Uncle Orson
    Dorothea Brand : Becoming A Writer
    Ansen Dibell : Plot
    James Frey : How To Write A Damned Good Book
    Nancy Kress : Beginnings, Middles and Ends
    Holly Lisle : Mugging the Muse, Writing Fiction For Love And Money
    Margaret Lucke : Schaums Quick Guide To Writing Great Short Stories

    all published works that i have come across in my travels and i have the main scifi ones in my collection on my shelves (and on my pc), good reading once you have disseminated what you need
     
  4. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    [The ROBERT J. SAWYER Web Site] SF WRITER

    Now here's a site on Writing Science Fiction from Robert J. Sawyer


    Select the column you'd like to read from the list below:




    A letter to Beginner Writers from Robert Sawyer


     

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