Nick Mamatas (nihilistic_kid) wrote,
Nick Mamatas
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How To Break An Aspiring SF Writer Unto Enlightenment

What I usually do is have them read this story and make sure they get to the very end of it. Then before they start gibbering too loudly I send them over to this link of Hugo nominees. And then they know the unbelievable truth.

It doesn't always work, of course. Some poor unfortunates have suffered great mental injuries in childhood after being dropped by their mother, taste-first, onto the cold pavement of the world. And they won't ever get it.
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