More great answers from a science fiction master! New & hopeful writers pose questions to Resnick, who offers sage and witty advice, backed up by his many years of experience in the field. According to Locus he is the all-time leading award winner for short fiction in the genre; he has also edited 2 major magazines and 42 anthologies. There is no better source for answers and advice in the field.
Questions and answers on the business of writing Science Fiction
Mike Resnick wrote 59 “Ask Bwana” columns for the multiple Hugo nominee Speculations in the 1990s. He has expanded and updated his answers in this new column, as well as including a few brand-new “Ask Bwana” column he recently ran on his website.
The greatest heroes in the galaxy gather in a very special tavern at the outskirts of civilization to swap tall tales about their heroic deeds until they are confronted by a war and actually have to perform acts of heroism.
THE DARK LADY is the only American book ever to win France’s 100,000-franc Prix Tour Eiffel Prize for Best Novel. And since it was written by 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, that was no accident.
Some writing classes caution their students to avoid first-person stories—too traditional, too dated, too difficult to sell. We’ve convinced 5-time Hugo Award winner Mike Resnick to show you how it’s done with two dozen of his best first-person stories.