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Monthly Archives: October 2011
In The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction I offered this sage advice on the question of point of view: Some authors tell me they write in “third person omniscient,” which they take to mean that the unseen, unnamed … Continue reading →
I used to make fun of them. I admit it, and I’m not proud of it. I would use unkind words like “needy” when describing them. I would screen my phone calls based on how much time I had till … Continue reading →
Don Maass worked as an editor at Dell Publishing then shifted over to the role of agent, finally founding the eponymous Donald Maass Literary Agency in 1980, where he and his staff work with such science fiction and fantasy luminaries … Continue reading →
Gabrielle Harbowy in her blog post Self-Publishing, SF/F, and Standards of Quality commented on a convention report by Paul Cornell in which Cornell criticized “a certain sort of SF fandom” that “Likes shoddiness,” as though typos and a general lack … Continue reading →