” We don’t normally think of it as such, but writing is a technology. “


” I started submitting stories for publication when I was about 15, but it was many years before I sold anything. I don’t make my living writing science fiction, so in that sense, I’m still not a pro. “


” When I was a kid, I figured I would be a physicist when I grew up, and then I would write science fiction on the side. The physicist thing didn’t pan out, but writing science fiction on the side did. “


” I can’t recommend technical writing as a day job for fiction writers because it’s going to be hard to write all day and then come home and write fiction. “



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