Iar Elterrus
Iar Elterrus speaks of his work as a social experiment, an attempt to still find good in the world around him, preoccupied with profit and personal gain. Since childhood, the…

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The American writer Patrick Rotfuss is known for works in the genres of fantasy and science fiction
The American writer Patrick Rotfuss is known for works in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. Being an avid reader and lover of literature, a man once decided to…

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Ken Macleod Fiction Recipe
Please tell us what the zoological education gave you. What role do you think it played in shaping your worldview? Reading Darwin and studying the theory of evolution have changed…

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Samuel Yode

British science fiction writer who worked for half a century. Adherent of social and public order, describing in his works all the horrors of his collapse
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Known to the sci-fi community under the name of John Christopher. British science fiction writer in the second half of the 20th century, best known for his novels The Death of Grass and Aliens. Often compared to John Wyndham, who also wrote on global catastrophes, Christopher spent almost his entire life working in the science fiction genre, publishing about 20 novels and more than thirty stories. He began to write after the Second World War, serving as a signalman. In his works he constantly emphasized the need for social and public order, state control and orderliness of relations in society.
Biography
The real name of the writer is Samuel Yode. Born April 16, 1922, died February 3, 2012.

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Sci-fi magazine editor and writer Frederick Paul

Frederick George Paul Jr. (born November 26, 1919 – died September 2, 2013) is best known as a science fiction editor, with the help of which many popular authors and works received a “green light”.
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Frederick Paul made a significant contribution to the formation and development of science fiction, along with other eminent authors, but not as an independent author, but as an editor and organizer. Standing at the origins of popular writers’ communities, such as the Hydra Club, and editing the first science fiction magazines, Paul indirectly had a hand in the careers of many dozens of famous writers. Over a seventy-year career, Paul has released relatively few truly successful works, from a commercial point of view.

Early works were published under various pseudonyms, when his main activity was editing.

He was the founder of the “Hydra Club” – the first large community of science fiction writers, which included such famous authors as Asimov.
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Science Fiction Coordinator John Wood Campbell

John Campbell is an American writer, better known as an editor. Possessing his vision and uncompromising, Campbell guided the young authors into an unusual for fiction channel, moving farther away from stupid adventures and battered plots to science, social and social problems.

He demanded a lot from the authors, because of which scandals often occurred and writers left; but you can immediately name a dozen famous names and be surprised to find out that it was Campbell who first saw them and made it possible to publish them. As the Science Fiction Encyclopedia rightly notes:

More than any other person, he helped shape modern science fiction.

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John Wood Campbell, Jr. (born June 8, 1910, died July 11, 1971) has been a writer and editor of the journal Astounding Science Fiction (which we have already mentioned more than once in past materials and which has become the starting point for dozens of eminent writers) since the end of 1937 until his Continue reading

Kir Bulychev
Kir Bulychev is the creator of popular works in the fantasy genre. Today, admirers of the venerable man of letters do not cease to be amazed at his perspicacity. Bulychev’s…

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Scientist and science fiction writer Ivan Efremov about the incredible successes of mankind in the future
Ivan Efremov was born in 1908 and began to write during the years of World War II. Efremov tried to get away from the tendency to describe interplanetary wars and…

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Samuel Yode
British science fiction writer who worked for half a century. Adherent of social and public order, describing in his works all the horrors of his collapse Briefly about the writer…

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Sci-fi magazine editor and writer Frederick Paul
Frederick George Paul Jr. (born November 26, 1919 - died September 2, 2013) is best known as a science fiction editor, with the help of which many popular authors and…

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