mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

SF Signal's Mind Meld: Writing Advice

Once again, I'm pleased to note that I was invited to participate in a Mind Meld discussion by the fine folks over at SF Signal. This time, the question they asked was, "What's the best writing advice you ever received and who gave it to you?"

They got quite a few excellent writers to participate, including (deep breath): Robert Silverberg, Mike Resnick, Gene Wolfe, Paul McAuley, Kage Baker, Ben Bova, Kit Reed, John C. Wright, Marc Gascoigne, Jeff Carlson, Patricia Briggs, Alan Dean Foster, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Matt Hughes, Walter Jon Williams, Liz Williams, James Patrick Kelly, and Paolo Bacigalupi. I'm honored to be among such illustrious company.

In my own case, I share the advice I learned from former Star Trek editor John Ordover on when to revise a story. But if my own tale isn't enough to get you to check out the Mind Meld, surely one of the other authors listed has written a tale to spark your interest.

Go check it out:

Mind Meld: Shrewd Writing Advice From Some of Science Fiction's & Fantasy's Best Writers
Tags: personal, science-fiction, writing-advice

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