I usually like whatever I've recently finished best.
People have laughed at all great inventors and discoverers.
SF has at least the advantage of not depending on preconceptions.
Whatever I'm reading at the moment seems to influence whatever I'm writing.
I found some time ago that I have to be careful, while working on a novel, what I read.
In most conventional novels, God is not allowed to be nuts. Nor are nuts allowed to be God.
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
I started writing, or rather, thinking, stories as a child, and at that time the reason was very clear.
I have a kind of standard explanation why, which goes like this: Science fiction is one way of making sense out of a senseless world.
Most publishers seem very reluctant to publish short story collections at all; they bring them out in paperback, often disguised as novels.