Author Topic: Anne McCaffrey: A Tribute  (Read 2316 times)

Offline cavscott

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Anne McCaffrey: A Tribute
« on: May 03, 2012, 09:54:37 am »
In the latest BFS Journal a number of writers and fans give their personal tributes to Anne McCaffrey who died late last year.

A common theme is that she had been one of the first SFF writers that many had read: discovered in their teens or early adolescence. Something about the way she wrote drew them in and inspired them, giving them a love for the fantastic that - for many - remains an important part of their lives.

What are your memories of Anne and her work? How influential do you think she remains today?

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Re: Anne McCaffrey: A Tribute
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2012, 10:35:08 am »
I only remember her last book, Dragon's Time, co-written with her son. That wasn't very good, and had some weird relationship stuff in - e.g. a young girl being told not to worry about her boyfriend sneaking out at night to sleep around (or at least, that's what everyone thought he was doing), since she wasn't ready for sex yet and that way they could both be happy. I reviewed it here. Her earlier stuff must have been much better.