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

Character in Fiction

One of the great heroic figures of literature was Captain Horatio Hornblower in C. S. Forester's series of historical romances about the Napoleonic wars. Yet Horatio Hornblower is insecure, vain, paunchy, tone deaf, and gets seasick whenever he puts to sea -- and those are the things that make him an effective hero! The article covers the techniques used to bring protagonists and antagonists to life in your fiction.

 

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Conflict in Fiction

Writing Basics

 

 

THE ART OF SCIENCE FICTION

 

 

THIS MONTH'S ARTICLE

 

Astronomy For Science Fiction Writers: Stars

 

Did you know that the sun is a star? You'd be surprised at how many people don't. This article discusses stars from the viewpoint of the science fiction writer, whose information needs are unique. Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf, and if not, how do you plan to write a story about them?

 

 

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The Einstein Barrier, Part II

 

The Einstein Barrier, Part I

 

 

 

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