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Science Fiction Novelist

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Writer's Workshop

Welcome to the Writer's Workshop. Each month we publish articles dealing with matters of concern to writers, with an emphasis on the technical problems specific to science fiction writing. No matter what sort of a writer you are or wish to be, you will find something of interest here.

The Art of Writing

This Month's Article

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Writers and Readers
When someone buys your book, they agree to believe everything you say until you say something they can't believe. This "willing suspension of disbelief" gives the writer power over the reader, but with power comes responsibility ...

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The Publiscation Process LIterary Rights

The Art of Science Fiction

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Science Fiction and Society
Does science fiction have any use other than as entertainment for those who read it? Yes, possibly more than you may realize. Science fiction was responsible, at least in part, for the Space Race. What other profound effects has it had on society?

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Living in Space Travel Between Worlds