Writer who's passionate about Science Fiction

  • Status Completed
  • Budget $250 - $750 USD
  • Total Bids 14

Project Description

Looking for a good writer (must be native-English born) who loves science fiction and who is well read in the genre to write an article about each subgenre of science fiction. If you want to qualify for this job, you not only need to be a good writer, but you need to be well-versed in science fiction and enjoy reading it. Names like Asimov, Card, Heinlein, Simons, Pohl, Orwell, Herbert, Gibson, Stephenson, Vernge, etc should mean something to you.

I need 40 or so articles (about 500/600 words each), which each being a highly detailed explanation/examination of each major subgenre of science fiction.

Some examples of the subgenres of science fiction and what sort of information you will have on each:

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The payment will be $5 per article and the project $200 (for forty "500 word" articles).

You will follow a certain format:

"What is X Subgenre"

*Features of X Subgenre

*Related Types of Science Fiction

*X Subgenre Isn’t For You If

*A simple list (10 or so, only a text list) of some of the more popular works in the genre

You will basically be doing a "science fiction versions" of this format for each sci-fi subgenre: [url removed, login to view]

I'm looking for writers who are actually interested in science fiction and read it as a hobby. Your passion and knowledge for the subject should come out in your writing. Native born English speakers only. Sorry, that means no filipinos, indians, africans, etc. Writers with some personality, panache, and sarcastic humor will be preferred.

If you are interested in applying, please send me a message that's at least a 100 words stating WHY YOU ARE QUALIFIED FOR THIS JOB amd WHAT YOUR FAVORITE SCIENCE FICTION AUTHORS AND BOOKS ARE. If you don't send me this message, you won't be considered for the job. The more entertained I am by your letter and the more detail you give, the more likely you are to get this job!

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