Our crowd ranked version of the Best Books About Science Fiction list on the main site. These are NON-FICTION works about Science Fiction: autobiographies, essays, and other works that are not SF but ABOUT SF in some way.
A Nebula and Hugo Award-winning writer of science fiction presents a collection of essays that explores the various issues, concepts, challenges, and paradoxes that confront the science fiction writer.
This book is designed to give science fiction writers the solid grounding they need in real science to make their fictions read like fact. World Building is a blueprint in words, calculations, tables and diagrams to help writers transport readers from one world to another.