Barry B. Longyear

About a year after (my stories began being published), magazine editor George Scithers, suggested to me that since I was so new at being published, I must be very close to what I had to learn to move from fooling around with writing to actually producing professional stories. There are a lot of aspiring writers out there who would like to know just that. Write that book.SFWW-I is that book. It’s the book I was looking for when I first started writing fiction.

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As a child I used to watch clouds, and in them, see faces, castles, animals, dragons, and giants. It was a world of escape–fantasy; something to inject wonder and adventure into the mundane, regulated life of a middle-class boy leading a middle-class life.

“As a child I used to watch clouds, and in them, see faces, castles, animals, dragons, and giants. It was a world of escape–fantasy; something … Read More