Re: [Epic] Heinlein

From: Dan Lobb <danlobb_at_...>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 18:43:20 -0800

Michael the Liu wrote:
> >I have nothing against using classic stories as most good authors do
> >(Shakespear never wrote an original plot). I just don't think Heinlein does
> >it well.
> Shakespeare never wrote an original plot? How about your name-sake, The
> Tempest? I do believe he came up with that one himself.
> >Temp
> Michael Liu
No, he borrowed all of his plots from earlier writers and made no
attempt to disguise the fact. I think his response to this point would
be to shrug and say "The plays the thing.." :}

It is said there are no new ideas just changes in perspective...

Received on Thu Jan 23 1997 - 02:43:20 UTC

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