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Old July 29 2013, 01:03 PM   #25
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Re: Being a TOS fan back in the day...

Warped9 wrote: View Post
Canadian SF writer Robert Sawyer. We got a bit chummy and exchange messages every so often. Sawyer is a HUGE TOS fan.
In 1984, Sawyer approached Pocket Books about writing a Star Trek novel. He prepared four sample chapters (the first four chapters of the book), totaling 20,000 words:
http://www.sfwriter.com/armada.htm

In Armada, are the seeds for the Waldahudin from his Hugo Award-nominated novel Starplex; some of the themes that ultimately ended up in his Hugo Award-nominated Calculating God; and an early version of Chapter 6 ("Afsan at the Hunter's Shrine") of his novel Far-Seer.
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