Questions tagged [authors]

An author is the original person who conceives and writes the majority of a literary work. Some authors may just conceive the idea and write with a team (of 1 or more authors); in this case the authors are listed as co-authors or the person who conceived the idea is listed as the attributing (main) author.

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Who is the author "DT in Oakland"?

I asked John Varley about this directly, but he says he forgot. In his 1986 short "The Unprocessed Word", he cites three other authors whose work in longhand and/or typewriter proves that you don't ...
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What author joked that his writing skill came from a magical amulet

About 10 years ago I read a great quote from a scifi/fantasy writer. Unfortunately I have forgotten both where I read it and who wrote it, but I would like to find it again. The quote was, as far as I ...
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Why did Gene Roddenberry write a letter together with three Harvard-Smithsonian astronomers about the planet Vulcan?

News of the discovery of a potentially habitable planet around the star 40 Eridani A (about 16 light-years away) is interesting for reasons including a 1991 letter described below in Sky & ...