Frederick Brown's Humor and Unpredictability
An American science fiction writer, a short story master, distinguished by a non-standard sense of humor, who wrote in a variety of genres and on a variety of topics. Briefly…

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Jean Ray
Jean Ray (Jean Ray; real name is Raymond Jean Marie de Kremer (Raymundus Joannes Maria de Kremer); also known by the pseudonym John Flanders) is a Belgian writer born in…

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Stefan Grabinsky
Stefan Grabinsky (Grabinsky) (Stefan Grabiński) - a Polish writer, one of the founders of Polish science fiction, best known for stories in the horror genre, in particular, from the collection…

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Peter Watts

Peter Watts about himself: “He spent most of his adult life trying to decide whether to be a writer or a scientist, but eventually became their hybrid. He was awarded several awards in the field of ecophysiology of marine mammals, video documents and science fiction. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Guelf and his doctorate at the University of British Columbia. Spent ten years on training (not weak optimism, right?) And the same amount – trying to work by profession and not become a “litter” for financial groups. The latter turned out to be somewhat more complicated than he thought (ha ha) and, as a result, during the 90s he regularly received money from the “green” – for the protection of marine creatures, from the US fishing industry – for the support of a domestic producer, and from Government of Canada – for loyalty to the grave.

Having come to the conclusion that since his scientific works already include a significant element of fiction, it will be easier to add characters, a plot to them and try to enter a wider market than a handful of subscribers to the Journal of Theoretical Biology. Continue reading

Inventor of modern science fiction Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester, an American science fiction writer who managed to try himself in dozens of different projects on television, radio, in magazines and comics. In the early 50s, Bester published his main novels, which brought him wide fame and recognition among science fiction lovers.
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Alfred Bester was born December 18, 1913, died September 30, 1987 – an American science fiction writer, scriptwriter for television and radio shows, magazine editor and comic book writer. But, despite the wide front of his activity, he was best known precisely as a science fiction writer who received the very first ever Hugo Prize in 1953 for the novel “A Man Without a Face”.

The great Harry Harrison wrote: “Alfred Bester was one of the few writers who invented modern science fiction.”
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Science fiction writer and creator of the new religion Ron Hubbard

Lafayette Ronald Hubbard was born on March 13, 1911, Tilden, Nebraska, USA. A man with diverse interests and an extraordinary education. He studied 21 nationalities, was a writer and pilot, freelance reporter, photographer, musician, film director and screenwriter, led expeditions. Best known as the founder of the Church of Scientology.
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Ron Hubbard is best known as the founder of the Church of Scientology, became famous in the writing field in the middle of the last century, writing more than one and a half hundred stories and stories for various magazines. Towards the end of his life, he returned to writing again, releasing the cycle “Battleground – Earth”, which earned frenzied popularity among his followers.

His early works as a whole did not stand out from a huge number of similar fantastic works; his later works were greatly influenced by the doctrine and philosophy he developed. It is difficult to say that he somehow influenced the formation of the genre or the exceptional artistic value of his works, but it is Continue reading

Peter Watts
Peter Watts about himself: “He spent most of his adult life trying to decide whether to be a writer or a scientist, but eventually became their hybrid. He was awarded…

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The distinctive literary style and unusual ideas of science fiction pioneer Henry Kuttner
A writer who has not received due recognition from readers is not uncommon in literature. Henry Kuttner was one of them. Having received great acclaim from his colleagues and followers,…

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Kenneth MacLeod
Kenneth MacLeod (MacLeod, Kenneth Macrae) one of the brightest English authors of recent times writing in the genre of "solid" science fiction with elements of utopian and socialist satire. Born…

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Jules Verne
Jules Verne is an extremely popular French writer, the founder of science fiction along with Herbert George Wells. Verne's works, written for both adolescents and adults, captured the adventurous spirit…

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