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The writer's guide to creating a science fiction universe

Author: George Ochoa; Jeffrey Osier
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writerʼs Digest Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How-to-do-it reference shows SF writers how to use science to create plausible, imaginative and self-consistent worlds. Describes contemporary science, plus scientific conventions already established.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Ochoa; Jeffrey Osier
ISBN: 0898795362 9780898795363
OCLC Number: 27388661
Description: 314 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Space. -Spaceships and space stations. -Starships. -Around the galaxy. -Designing a planet. -Aliens. -Galactic civilizations. -Nanotechnology and virtual reality. -Intelligent machine. -Remodeling humans. -Future shocks. -Alternative universes.
Responsibility: George Ochoa and Jeffrey Osier.

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How-to-do-it reference shows SF writers how to use science to create plausible, imaginative and self-consistent worlds. Describes contemporary science, plus scientific conventions already established.

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