There is no doubt the influence of Shakespeare on the English language and literature and that now includes science fiction. Case in point is N.R.M. Roshak’s story “A Bitter Thing,” which takes its title from Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”
Here is the next in a series of articles addressing the barriers to achieving your writing goals as a new and aspiring writer from the science fiction bestselling author, Robert J. Sawyer.
If you are an aspiring author or know someone who is, then this article is for you. Find out for yourself why Writers of the Future is the top writing contest in the world and why you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by checking it out.
The group is dragging a bit today. If you’ve read yesterday’s blog, you’re not surprised by this. It’s been a couple jam-packed days and late nights in a row. “I think I hit a wall today,” said Ziporah Hildebrandt (2nd place, Q4). Of course, you couldn’t tell it by the way she went about the […]
Why is it not an adventure worth telling if there are no dragons? This is, of course, referring to the famous J.R.R. Tolkien quote: “It simply isn’t an adventure worth telling if there aren’t any dragons.”
Robert J. Sawyer, is one of eight writers in history—and the only Canadian—to win all three of the science fiction field’s top awards for best novel of the year (the Hugo, the Nebula and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award.) He also just received the 2017 Robert A. Heinlein Award for “outstanding published works in […]
Nothing compares to seeing a book come off the press. Watching the machines print, stack, and cut, is a fascinating process. What takes that feeling to the next level is knowing it’s your book coming off that press. And that’s what the writers and illustrators experienced today at Bang Printing Press.
I am not sure how well known the full list of our current and past judges are, so I thought I would list them all out for you here: Writers of the Future Judges Kevin J Anderson Dr. Doug Beason Dr. Gregory Benford Ben Bova Algis Budrys Ramsey Campbell Orson Scott Card Hal Clement Eric […]