For Love of Mother Not – Create an amazing landscape for your reader.
Mefisto in Onyx – (Faust) – Individual characters can be a unique mirror of humanity.
In Conquest Born – Plot twists, baby!
The Unreasoning Mask – (Moby Dick) – Art & Craft are absolutely necessary to Story.
Neuromancer – Great names, great characters.
Ralph 124 41+ – Delight in science is a pillar of Science Fiction.
Slow River – (Orpheus) – Inside knowledge strengthens a story.
The Door into Summer – (Satyricon) – Have a beautiful opening that sets the tone.
The Forever War – Present vital information in an entertaining way.
Riddley Walker – Characters have life beyond the Story being told. Show it.
The Paradox Men – Have a stunning last line.
Make Room! Make Room! – Unperfect characters are great.
The Centauri Device – (Comus) – Increasing risks can drive a story.
Brave New World – (The Tempest) – There can be more than one theme to a Story.
Beggars in Spain – (Fountainhead) – Literature is a physical force in Story.
Flowers for Algernon – (Paradise Lost) – Thematic imagery requires planning.
Mutant – Science fiction is about car crashes, not cars.
Hell’s Pavement – Themes are necessary to make a plot resonate.
After London: Wild England – In-depth background strengthens future events.