Links: Good Vs. Talented Writing, Women & Science Fiction

Samuel R. Delany on good writing vs. talented writing.

Good writing is clear. Talented writing is energetic. Good writing avoids errors. Talented writing makes things happen in the reader’s mind — vividly, forcefully — that good writing, which stops with clarity and logic, doesn’t.

Women who have shaped science fiction.

As a part of their fundraising drive, Strange Horizons is doing a review recap of all their stories over the past year, including “Inventory.”

A heartbreaking account of the death of an elderly adjunct professor is renewing the conversation about the practice.

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