Author: Robert K. Silverberg

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Science Fiction 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction

Science Fiction 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction
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  • Number: 9780451466761
  • Release: 2014-05-06
  • Author: Robert K. Silverberg
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC
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Before Robert Silverberg won multiple Hugo and Nebula awards and became Grand Master of science fiction, he was a young man learning the art and craft of writing the genre. In Science Fiction: 101, Silverberg reveals the roots of modern science fiction with thought-provoking essays about some of the field’s most groundbreaking stories?included in this volume?which inspired him and taught him to write. These insightful analyses, along with the skills and strategies Silverberg developed to build his successful career, make this an indispensable volume for readers interested in science fiction history. 

Featuring Thirteen Classic Stories by Brian W. Aldiss, Alfred Bester, James Blish, Philip K. Dick, Damon Knight, C. M. Kornbluth, Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore, Frederik Pohl, Bob Shaw, Robert Sheckley, Cordwainer Smith, and Jack Vance