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Challenges

Ben Bova

Tor Science Fiction

Bova offers a new collection of wide-ranging science fiction stories, essays about the onrushing future, and observations about the craft of SF itself.

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  The Man Who Hated GravityThe most important advice ever given to a writer is this: Write about what you know.How can you do this in science fiction, when the stories tend to be about places and times that no one has yet experienced? How can you write about what you know when you want to write about living in the future or the distant past, on the Moon, or Mars, or some planet that is invented out of your imagination?There are ways.To begin with, no matter what time and place in which your story is set, it must deal with people. Oh, sure, the characters in your story may not look like human
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  • Ben Bova is a six-time winner of the Hugo Award, a former editor of Analog, former editorial director of Omni, and past president of both the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Writers of America. Bova is the author of more than a hundred works of science fact and fiction. He lives in Florida.
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