Harriet McDougal of Tor is that rarest of editors--one who understands a story and can help the author make it exactly what he meant it to be. They don't pay her enough. Harriet's task was made more than a little easier, however, because of the excellent work of my resident editor, Kristine Card.
He tells the truth well—ultimately the only criterion of greatness He tells the truth well—ultimately the only criterion of greatness.
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I am grateful also to Barbara Bova, who has been my friend and agent through thin and, sometimes, thick; and to Tom Doherty, my publisher, who let me talk him into doing this book at the ABA in Dallas, which shows either his superb judgment or how weary one can get at a convention.
It was based on an idea—the Battle Room—that came to me when I was sixteen years old. What would the future be like? How would things change? What would remain the same?
The premise of Foundation seemed to be that even though you might change the props and the actors, the play of human history is always the same. It was an idea that rang true with me, perhaps in part because of my M ormon upbringing and beliefs: Human beings may be miserable specimens, in the main, but we can learn, and, through learning, become decent people.
Those were some of the ideas that played through my mind as I read Foundation, curled on my bed—a thin mattress on a slab of plywood, a bed my father had made for me—in my basement bedroom in our little rambler on East in Orem, Utah. In other genres, that desire is usually expressed by producing thinly veiled rewrites of the great work: In science fiction, however, the whole point is that the ideas are fresh and startling and intriguing; you imitate the great ones, not by rewriting their stories, but rather by creating stories that are just as startling and new.
But new in what way?ORSON SCOTT CARD is the author of the bestselling Ender’s Universe series and its spinoffs. Ender's Game and Speaker for the Dead both won Hugo and Nebula Awards, making Card the only author to win these two top prizes in consecutive years.
Card has also written the fantasy Tales of Alvin Maker and Mither Mages series/5(91). ENDER’S GAME Orson Scott Card A TOM DOHERTY ASSOCIATES BOOK NEW YORK The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied so that you can enjoy reading it on your personal devices.
Read Enders game and found I really dig Orson Scott Card's style ao I picked this book up based purely on the cover art (which is the newest edition art, not this one). You own videos of movies and series 12 Years a Slave () very good R-rated | biography, drama, history Plot: In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.
Orson Scott Card. Ender's Game. For Geoffrey, who makes me remember. how young and how old. children can be. Acknowledgments Portions of this book were recounted in my first published science fiction story, "Ender's Game," in the August Analog, edited by Ben Boya; his faith in me and this story are the foundation of my career.
Speaker for the Dead – Speaker for the Dead is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and an indirect sequel to the novel Enders Game. The book takes place around the year , some 3, years after the events in Enders Game, however, because of relativistic space travel, Ender himself is only about 35 years old.