I don’t think I’ve ever really been a science fiction writer. I’m closer to a fantasist, speculative fiction, whatever, but labels are ultimately derogatory, and I eschew them as best I can.
Science fiction and fantasy is a kind of literature that embodies the highest aspirations of the human race.
I know that pain is the most important thing in the universes. Greater than survival, greater than love, greater even than the beauty it brings about. For without pain, there can be no pleasure. Without sadness, there can be no happiness. Without misery there can be no beauty. And without these, life is endless, hopeless, […]
Most fiction says you may or may not be alive tomorrow; science fiction talks often about the future. – Harlan Ellison
Science fiction and fantasy is a kind of literature that embodies the highest aspirations of the human race. – Harlan Ellison