Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

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My favorite sentence

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

I was asked to write a sentence about my favorite sentence from someone else’s science-fiction work. The sentence I chose was from James White’s “Tableau”:Through them could be seen a tiny, three-dimensional picture in full detail and colour of the original war memorial, placed there to remind viewers that there was nothing great or noble [...]

Randy McCharles: Fan GoH

Friday, October 6th, 2006

In Vancouver today, the science-fiction convention VCon 31 begins. Fan Guest of Honour is my great friend Randy McCharles. I wrote the tribute to him for the convention’s program book (and will also be conducting the Guest of Honour interview with him on Saturday afternoon). Here’s the tribute: === These days, the only ethnic jokes [...]