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The Profession of Science Fiction : SF Writers on Their Craft and Ideas - Maxim Jakubowski

The Profession of Science Fiction

SF Writers on Their Craft and Ideas

By: Maxim Jakubowski (Editor), Edward James (Editor), Arthur C. Clarke (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 21st July 1992
ISBN: 9780333524824
Number Of Pages: 208

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Where do science fiction writers get their inspiration from? Some of the leading authors in the field tackle this fascinating subject in a series of essays reprinted from one of the genre's most respected critical journals, Foundation Whether veterans like octogenarian Jack Williamson, acclaimed literary personalities like Ursula K. Le Guin or younger, upcoming authors like Gwyneth Jones, a wide variety of SF craftsmen reveal their secrets, both personal and analytical. This is a collection of essays of great attraction to anyone interested in SF or, for that matter, creative writing.

Foreword; A.C.Clarke - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; M.Jakubowski & E.James - The Way it Was, 1933-1937; J.Williamson - The Development of a Science Fiction Writer; J.Blish - Wonderful Deathless Ditties; N.Mitchison - From Shanghai to Shepperton; J.G.Ballard - A Citizen of Mondath; U.K.Le Guin - Backwards Across the Frontier; R.Cowper - Where I Get my Crazy Ideas; N.Spinrad - By Chance out of Conviction; D.G.Compton - The Writer as Nomad; P.Sargent - Thank You for the Music; M.Coney - The Profession of Science Fiction; G.Wolfe - The Profession of Fiction; M.J.Harrison - Confessions of a Bradbury Eater; G.Kilworth - A Shaman's View; D.Brin - Riddles in the Dark; G.Jones - Git Along, Little Robot; R.Grant - Index

ISBN: 9780333524824
ISBN-10: 0333524829
Series: Insights
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 21st July 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 13