100 Ways to Improve Your Writing by Gary Provost

By Gary Provost

This can be the only advisor that any one who writes--whether pupil, enterprise individual, or specialist writer--should wear the table beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or observe processor. full of expert counsel and a wealth of instructive examples, this necessary, easy-to-use instruction manual may also help resolve any and all writing difficulties.

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Further down the road, “publication” to handheld electronic books will open a multitude of possibilities for specialty presses, author-driven publications, and instant, accurate royalty reporting. The Least You Need to Know ➤ Science fiction is full of people looking to help out new writers. ➤ Even “successful” writers often have to hold down day jobs. ➤ Short-fiction pay scales haven’t budged much since the 1930s. ➤ Times are tough for science fiction writers, but there’s hope as new developments promise more writer-friendly publishing arrangements.

Their aggressive campaign to resurrect the backlist includes an ondemand scheme for a line of paperbacks, which are profitable in much smaller runs. Tor also throws the best parties at conventions. Science fiction, once perceived as a genre for adolescents and nerds, has gained widespread acceptance in the mainstream. There’s more science fiction on TV and in movie theaters than ever before, and the demographics of media science fiction (or SF, as we’ll be referring to it throughout the book) include both the monied, older set and the young, who will grow up to be the next generation of science fiction consumers.

Ballard can take credit for first highlighting the “stickier” side of technology—the side that includes contact lenses, pacemakers, genetic surgery, and facial recognition programs. The cyberpunk authors took this mode of writing, labeled it, and took it as their own. It’s thrived now for a good 20 years. Now this is SF that does well on the big screen! Two classic SF films are utterly cyberpunk in style: Blade Runner and The Matrix. Numerous other, less successful films have adopted this style, to the point where the dressed-in-rags but cybernetically plugged-in hero is fast becoming a cliché (Road Warrior chic).

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