Whilst Anne McCaffrey handed in November 2011, it was once not just these closest to her who mourned her loss of life; legions of readers additionally felt the loss deeply. The pioneering technology fiction writer in the back of the Dragonriders of Pern® sequence crafted difficult tales, enchanting worlds, and robust heroines that profoundly impacted the technology fiction neighborhood and genre.

In Dragonwriter, Anne’s son and Pern author Todd McCaffrey collects stories and tales concerning the cherished writer, besides insights into her writing and legacy, from those that knew her top. Nebula Award–winner Elizabeth Moon relates the teachings she discovered from Pern’s Lessa (and from Lessa’s creator); Hugo Award–winner David Brin recollects Anne’s steadfast trust that the area to come back can be higher than the only sooner than; mythical SFF artist Michael Whelan stocks (and tells tales approximately) never-before-published Pern sketches from his documents; and more.

Join Anne’s co-writers, fellow technology fiction authors, relatives, and neighbors in remembering her lifestyles, and exploring how her brain and pen formed not just the Weyrs of Pern, but in addition the literary panorama as we all know it.

Contributors include:

• Angelina Adams
• David Brin
• David Gerrold
• John Goodwin
• Janis Ian
• Alec Johnson
• Georgeanne Kennedy
• Mercedes Lackey
• Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
• Lois McMaster Bujold
• Elizabeth Moon
• Charlotte Moore
• Robert Neilson
• Jody Lynn Nye and invoice Fawcett
• Robin Roberts
• Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
• Wen Spencer
• Michael Whelan
• Richard J. Woods
• Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

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