Question 1051: Useful Aphorisms
Mike asks:Dean Wesley Smith, Harlan Ellison, and other authors have talked about the quotes they've used to stay motivated and on task. What are some...
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Question 1050: Re-typing as Editing
Herb asks: I know you're a big fan of cycling for revision, but what about retyping. Lawrence Block in his book on writing novels, which...
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Question 1049: Expanded Universes
Tim asks:Have you ever developed ancillary materials for one of your stories? The Man in the Rain
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Question 1048: Editorial Pet Peeves
Nichole asks: What are your Editorial pet peeves? Resources Mentioned: All You Zombies and The Door in to Summer, by HeinleinBack to the Future trilogyThe...
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