In interest of bettering my own writing, it is sensible to seek to understand the works of writers I admire, and enjoy. I enjoy reading science fiction novels, both of these authors write about science fiction. I have selected passages written by George R.R. Martin, a successful genre author and also George Griffith also a wonderful author. Martin’s prose shifts depending on the needs of the narrative, and conveys a large amount of information and detail in only a few sentences; it is interesting to note that it was difficult to find a contiguous passage that I liked. Also Martin wrote “A Games of Thrones” my favorite show on HBO. Griffith wrote my favorite book, “A Honey Moon in Space”. They both are amazing science fiction authors, who I enjoy reading both of there books. George R.R Martin
George R.R Martin was born on September 20, 1948 in Bayonne New Jersey. George R.R. Martin is a successful writer of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. He started writing at young age, sharing “monster stories” and selling them for pennies to other neighborhood children, dramatic readings included. George attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and later to Marist High School. He later started submitting stories to the fan-circulated comic magazines. In 1970 he graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois with his B.S in Journalism, he went on to complete his M.S in Journalism in 1971. George did alternative service from 1972-1974 with VISTA. (Martin) He became a full time writer in 1979. He began his professional career writing short science fiction stories, and soon followed these works with several full- length novels.
In the 1980’s he worked primarily as an editor and television writer. He moved on to Hollywood, as he signed his story “Twilight Zone” with CBS in 1986, and in 1987 he became the producer of “Beauty and the Beast”. In 2006 he was working on a lengthy fantasy called “A Song of Ice and Fire”, which he estimates will encompass six or seven...
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