The dissing of science fiction

Robert J. Sawyer had some smart remarks today on this dissing of science fiction. I completely agree with him. Isaac Asimov did too. He also used to insist on being referred to as a science fiction writer, which is what he was always mostly known for. But, like Rob’s experience, people shied away from that and highlighted his other credentials.

Published by Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.

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