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    5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

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    5 Things Every Fantasy Writer Can Learn from Earthsea

    We're looking back at some of the lessons to be learned from Ursula K. Le Guin's brilliant Earthsea series. 

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    5 Technologies from <em>Neuromancer</em> That Are Almost Here

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    5 Technologies from Neuromancer That Are Almost Here

    The tech that William Gibson predicted 30+ years ago in "Neuromancer" feels closer to reality than fiction in 2018.

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    Legendary Author Joe Haldeman Shares the Story Behind <em>The Forever War</em>

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    NASA Announces the Discovery of 1,284 New Exoplanets

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    Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival'

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    Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival'

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    Footage From These Atomic Blasts Was Almost Lost Forever

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    Footage From These Atomic Blasts Was Almost Lost Forever

    "I think that if we capture the history of this and show what the force of these weapons are ... then maybe people will be reluctant to use them."

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    5 of the Most Elaborate Alternate History Books

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