The Aurora Award-winning collection from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer of eight short stories, four speeches, eleven articles, and all twelve of his “On Writing” columns from On Spec magazine. Featuring a foreword by Mike Resnick and introductory notes on most pieces by Sawyer.
Just Like Old TimesImmortalityThe Stanley Cup CaperRelativityStar Light, Star BrightThe Hand You're DealtThe Shoulders of GiantsIneluctable
"On Writing" column topics:
Great BeginningsConstructing CharactersPoint of ViewDialogueShow, Don't TellDescriptionSecret Weapons of ScienceHeinlein's RulesWord-Processing TricksCover Letters and SASEsSelf-PromotionProfessionalism
Originally published in hardcover in 2004 by ISFiC Press.
ROBERT J. SAWYER has won the Hugo, Nebula, John W. Campbell Memorial, Seiun, and Aurora Awards, all for best science fiction novel of the year. His novels include Golden Fleece, Rollback, Wake, and FlashForward (basis for the TV series).