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On writing science fiction : the editors strike back!

Author: George H Scithers; Darrell Schweitzer; John M Ford
Publisher: Philadelphia : Owlswick Press, ©1981.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George H Scithers; Darrell Schweitzer; John M Ford
ISBN: 0913896195 9780913896198
OCLC Number: 7885690
Description: vii, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Isaac Asimov --
[ch]. 1. On being a writer --
[ch]. 2. Stories : through the valley of the shadow --
[ch]. 3. Ideas : the game of if --
"A simple outside job" / Robert Lee Hawkins --
"The adventure of the global traveler" / Anne Lear --
[ch]. 4. Conflict : winding the mainspring --
"Someone else's house" / Lee Chisholm --
[ch]. 5. Character : human problems, human solutions --
"African blues" / Paula Smith --
"Perchance to dream" / Sally A. Sellers --
[ch]. 6. Plot : the shape of the story --
"Scrap from the notebooks of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe" / K.W. MacAnn --
"Tank" / Francis E. Izzo --
[ch]. 7. Background : sets, props, and sound effects --
"The tryouts" / Barry B. Longyear --
[ch]. 8. Science : the art of knowing --
"Born again" / Sharon N. Farber --
[ch]. 9. Tragedy and futility : was Macbeth framed --
"Heal the sick, raise the dead" / Steve Perry --
[ch]. 10. Humor : getting the joke --
"They'll do it every time" / Cam Thornley --
"Bat Durston, space marshall" / G. Richard Bozarth --
[ch]. 11. Summing up : laws not wisely broken.
Responsibility: by George H. Scithers, Darrell Schweitzer, and John M. Ford.

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