Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for the 'Far-Seer' Category

Fan letter of the day: "theological whiplash"

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Now here’s a particularly nice and thoughtful fan letter; great way to start the day! I picked up Far-Seer back when it first came out back in ’92. I was intrigued by the cover and the concept. <shame>It sat unread on my shelf until a couple of months ago.</shame> I don’t know why I never [...]

Fan letter of the day: Far-Seer

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

The least read of all my books are my novels Far-Seer, Fossil Hunter, and Foreigner — collectively, the “Quintaglio Ascension” trilogy. (Lots of people just can’t seen to be able to get past the covers — the one part of the books I had no control over! The art is spectacular on its own merits [...]

Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my! Trilogies everywhere you look!

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

My friend Melody Friedenthal asked me an intriguing question this morning: At what point in your creative process did you decide that Wake et al., would be a trilogy? And was it the same point for your first trilogy (or 2nd) or was the first one more of the publisher’s choice (as in “this is [...]