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L. Sprague de Camp
November 27, 1907 - November 6, 2000
Nationality: American
Category: Author
Subcategory: American Author

The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering - that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man's good.


In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.


There is no mistaking the dismay on the face of a writer who has just heard that his brain child is a deformed idiot.


It does not pay a prophet to be too specific.


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