Questions tagged [editors]

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Do we know anything about how Neuromancer was edited?

William Gibson’s Neuromancer has somewhat of a reputation for being a challenging read. While some of this is due to neologisms and dense prose, reading the book left me with the impression that many ...
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Bowl Of Heaven was riddled with errors. Has Niven or Benford explained the awful editing?

In the novel Bowl of Heaven by Larry Niven and Gregory Benford, the editing is sloppy and there are many, many continuity errors. It's quite awful. 22% of reviewers on Amazon gave the book 1 star out ...
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Bio of Donald A. Wollheim

Donald A. Wollheim was a very influential science fiction and fantasy editor. There is a wikipedia article about him, but it lacks almost any biographical information. There is nothing, for example, ...
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How are the candidates for the Hugo Award for best editor evaluated?

The Hugo Award is one of the two major Science Fiction/Fantasy Writing awards (Nebula being the other). It is voted on by members of Worldcon. How do people vote on 'best editor'? They never list ...
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Who edited Dune?

Who was the editor for the Frank Herbert novel, Dune? I've heard that the following books in the series were not edited by the same person and suffered for it and that a lot of credit to the novel's ...