Clarion Write-a-Thon Writer
Clouds. The barque sailed over cloud-cathedrals and over cloud-mountains, edges recomplicated with cauliflower fractals. We sailed past lairs filled with cloud-monsters a kilometer tall, with arched necks of cloud stretching forward, threatening and blustering with cloud-teeth, cloud-muscled bodies with clawed feet of flickering lightning.
Geoffrey A. Landis was a student at Clarion '85, and then went back and taught at Clarion '2001. He has won two Hugo awards, and one Nebula award, for short fiction, and his novella "The Sultan of the Clouds" is currently a finalist for the 2011 Hugo. In his spare time he's a rocket scientist.
"The Sultan of the Clouds," novella, first published in Asimov's Science Fiction: http://www.asimovs.com/2011_04-05/images/511Nebula10_sultan.pdf
I do a little of this, and a little of that. I'm mostly known for hard science fiction, which comprises (but not all) of what I write.
Starting June 27 and ending August 6, my target will be to write for one hour per day every day. The target will be 500 words.
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