Sources of Influence on Sime~Gen
by Jacqueline Lichtenberg

The following is an alphabatized list of some novel authors and television shows about which I intend to write essays to tell you about where I get my crazy ideas and to reveal the influences and hidden connections between these people and Sime~Gen as well as all the rest of my work.

Many of these Influences are discussed at considerable length in my column for The Monthly Aspectarian which is now reposted for you at Rereadable Books in our robust Reviews Section.

Poul Anderson

Isaac Asimov

Marion Zimmer Bradley is one of my primary teachers in the craft of writing. Here is a story about how we met and what place she's held in my life.

C. J. Cherryh

Hal Clement

A. C. Crispin

Gordon Dickson

P. N. Elrod

Sharon Green

Laurell K. Hamilton

Robert Heinlein

Zenna Henderson

Frank Herbert


Forever Knight

Stephen King

Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (and Kung Fu itself)

Katherine Kurtz

Mercedes Lackey

Ursula LeGuin

Jean Lorrah

Don Maitz

Anne McCaffrey

Barbara Michaels (Elizabeth Peters)

Andre Norton

Anne Rice

Gene Roddenberry

Eric Frank Russell

Pyracantha Hannah Shapero

Edward E. Smith Ph.D.

Star Trek

Mary Stewart

Theodore Sturgeon (essay by JL) or go to a whole collection of material on Ted Sturgeon.

Jane Toombs

James White


Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

See also : Authors that were influenced by Jacqueline