On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back

On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back


10 thoughts on “On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back

  1. Joseph Carrabis Joseph Carrabis says:

    On Writing Science Fiction is about writing science fiction only as a topic, not as a focus Somewhere in the book is a money line about the book teaching writing first, fiction writing second and writing science fiction last.Quite true and accurate This book is a gem for anyone who wants to write Don t worry about the genre aspect, it s a great study you can read the rest of my review on my blog On Writing Science Fiction is about writing science fiction only as a topic, not as a focus Somewhere in the book is a money line about the book teaching writing first, fiction writing second and writing science fiction last.Quite true and accurate This book is a gem for anyone who wants to write Don t worry about the genre aspect, it s a great study you can read the rest of my review on my blog


  2. Brian Brian says:

    Some of this advice, particularly the parts about submitting manuscripts to magazines and other comments about the writer s market, are obviously outdated But the writing advice itself is not only evergreen, most of it applies equally well to any genre of fiction Definitely worth a read for any aspiring writer, especially since the authors are all accomplished editors with long and influential careers.However, it s still a book of general writing advice While each section has a story or three Some of this advice, particularly the parts about submitting manuscripts to magazines and other comments about the writer s market, are obviously outdated But the writing advice itself is not only evergreen, most of it applies equally well to any genre of fiction Definitely worth a read for any aspiring writer, especially since the authors are all accomplished editors with long and influential careers.However, it s still a book of general writing advice While each section has a story or three to show what the editors are discussing, it lacks the depth of aspecialized discussion I don t think that lessens any of the advice given, but this book alone may not be enough for someone seeking deeper insights into a particular aspect of writing


  3. Charles Tatum, Jr. Charles Tatum, Jr. says:

    A great book for ALL fiction writers The 1981 editors of Asimov s magazine use stories from their own periodical to illustrate some excellent points about how to write good science fiction Do not worry if your stories do not involve robots and aliens, any fiction writer would find plenty to help here Despite the outdatedness, as the editors lecture on how to set your typewriter in order to produce clear manuscripts, using the short stories is a great idea Even the stories authors admit thei A great book for ALL fiction writers The 1981 editors of Asimov s magazine use stories from their own periodical to illustrate some excellent points about how to write good science fiction Do not worry if your stories do not involve robots and aliens, any fiction writer would find plenty to help here Despite the outdatedness, as the editors lecture on how to set your typewriter in order to produce clear manuscripts, using the short stories is a great idea Even the stories authors admit their work is flawed Throw in a great bibliography and reading list, and some very funny observations from the editors about submissions they are rejecting papers you typed on, not you personally and this is a quick read and very informative I highly recommend it if you can find it


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On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back [Download] ➶ On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back By George H. Scithers – Polishdarling.co.uk Here you will find the collective experience of three writers and editors distilled into a complete guide to writing science fiction Separate chapters cover Idea, Plot, Character, Background, Science, Science Fiction: MOBI ó Here you will find the collective experience of three writers On Writing Epub / and editors distilled into a complete guide to writing science fiction Writing Science Fiction: PDF/EPUB Ã Separate chapters cover Idea, Plot, Character, Background, Science, Tragedy, and Comedy Twelve stories, each a first sale by its author, illustrate the main points of the book A foreword by Isaac Asimov gives an overall look at the task of becoming an SF writer, and an appendix by the editors explains exactly how to prepare a manuscript for publication.

    On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back Twelve stories, each a first sale by its author, illustrate the main points of the book A foreword by Isaac Asimov gives an overall look at the task of becoming an SF writer, and an appendix by the editors explains exactly how to prepare a manuscript for publication."/>
  • Paperback
  • 236 pages
  • On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back
  • George H. Scithers
  • English
  • 13 November 2020
  • 1880448785

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10 thoughts on “On Writing Science Fiction: The Editors Strike Back

  1. Joseph Carrabis Joseph Carrabis says:

    On Writing Science Fiction is about writing science fiction only as a topic, not as a focus Somewhere in the book is a money line about the book teaching writing first, fiction writing second and writing science fiction last.Quite true and accurate This book is a gem for anyone who wants to write Don t worry about the genre aspect, it s a great study you can read the rest of my review on my blog On Writing Science Fiction is about writing science fiction only as a topic, not as a focus Somewhere in the book is a money line about the book teaching writing first, fiction writing second and writing science fiction last.Quite true and accurate This book is a gem for anyone who wants to write Don t worry about the genre aspect, it s a great study you can read the rest of my review on my blog


  2. Brian Brian says:

    Some of this advice, particularly the parts about submitting manuscripts to magazines and other comments about the writer s market, are obviously outdated But the writing advice itself is not only evergreen, most of it applies equally well to any genre of fiction Definitely worth a read for any aspiring writer, especially since the authors are all accomplished editors with long and influential careers.However, it s still a book of general writing advice While each section has a story or three Some of this advice, particularly the parts about submitting manuscripts to magazines and other comments about the writer s market, are obviously outdated But the writing advice itself is not only evergreen, most of it applies equally well to any genre of fiction Definitely worth a read for any aspiring writer, especially since the authors are all accomplished editors with long and influential careers.However, it s still a book of general writing advice While each section has a story or three to show what the editors are discussing, it lacks the depth of aspecialized discussion I don t think that lessens any of the advice given, but this book alone may not be enough for someone seeking deeper insights into a particular aspect of writing


  3. Charles Tatum, Jr. Charles Tatum, Jr. says:

    A great book for ALL fiction writers The 1981 editors of Asimov s magazine use stories from their own periodical to illustrate some excellent points about how to write good science fiction Do not worry if your stories do not involve robots and aliens, any fiction writer would find plenty to help here Despite the outdatedness, as the editors lecture on how to set your typewriter in order to produce clear manuscripts, using the short stories is a great idea Even the stories authors admit thei A great book for ALL fiction writers The 1981 editors of Asimov s magazine use stories from their own periodical to illustrate some excellent points about how to write good science fiction Do not worry if your stories do not involve robots and aliens, any fiction writer would find plenty to help here Despite the outdatedness, as the editors lecture on how to set your typewriter in order to produce clear manuscripts, using the short stories is a great idea Even the stories authors admit their work is flawed Throw in a great bibliography and reading list, and some very funny observations from the editors about submissions they are rejecting papers you typed on, not you personally and this is a quick read and very informative I highly recommend it if you can find it


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