Story Behind the Book: Volume 2 (Essays on Writing Speculative Fiction)
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
April 19, 2014
5.06 X 0.35 X 7.81 inches | 0.37 pounds
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About the Author
Keith Brooke is a British novelist with a string of highly acclaimed short fictions and novels. He lives in the English county of Essex near to the sea. The biggest writers in SF regularly laud his output.
Ellen Ullman is the author of The Bug, a New York Times Notable Book and runner-up for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the cult classic memoir Close to the Machine, based on her years as a rare female computer programmer in the early years of the personal computer era. She lives in San Francisco.
Marcus Sakey's novels have been nominated for more than fifteen awards, including the Edgar and two ITW Thriller Awards. His book Good People was adapted as a feature film starring James Franco and Kate Hudson. Three of his other novels have been optioned for film, including Brilliance.To research his work, Marcus has shadowed gang cops, trained with snipers, toured the morgue, flown planes, rappelled with SWAT teams, hung out with spies, and learned to pick a deadbolt. He is the host and writer of the acclaimed television show Hidden City on Travel Channel, for which he is routinely pepper-sprayed and attacked by dogs.Marcus lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter.His website is MarcusSakey.com, or follow him on Facebook (Facebook.com/MarcusSakey) or Twitter, where he posts under the clever handle @MarcusSakey.