Posts Tagged: creative influence

Roger Zelazny

A multiple winner of Science Fiction and Fantasy’s prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, he began writing “professionally” in 1962 (though he was published earlier).  His career ended prematurely at age 58, due to complications from colorectal cancer (an issue I have sadly some familiarity with, having lost my Mom from same), making the breadth and… Read more »

Larry Niven

In my middle youth, I had a best friend that fit all the requirements you would want in a best friend:  lived close, liked the things I did and liked me.  That’s important, since I could not easily talk with people (as opposed to now, where many people think I talk too easily). We did the… Read more »