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Encyclopedia > Vonda McIntyre

Vonda Neel McIntyre (born Louisville, Kentucky in 1948) is a science fiction author. Louisville redirects here; for other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation). ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...


She is one of the first successful graduates of the Clarion Science fiction writers workshop. She attended the workshop in 1970 and by 1973 she won her first Nebula for the novelette "Of Mist, and Grass and Sand." This later became part of the novel Dreamsnake which won both the Hugo and Nebula. The novelette and novel both concern a female healer in a desolate primitivized venue.


McIntyre's debut novel was The Exile Waiting which was published in 1975. Her novel Dreamsnake won the Nebula Award and Hugo Award for best novel in 1978 and her novel The Moon and the Sun won the Nebula in 1997. She has also written a number of Star Trek and Star Wars novels, including Enterprise: The First Adventure and The Entropy Effect. She wrote the novelizations of the films Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Dreamsnake is a 1978 science fiction novel written by Vonda McIntyre. ... The Nebula is an award given each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), for the best science fiction/fantasy fiction published in the United States during the two previous years. ... The 2005 Hugo Award with base designed by Deb Kosiba. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Star Trek collectively refers to an American science-fiction franchise spanning six unique television series (which comprise 726 episodes) and ten (another is currently being made) feature films, in addition to hundreds of novels, computer and video games, fan stories, and other works of fiction — all of which are set... The cover of the 2004 DVD widescreen release of the modified original Star Wars Trilogy. ... Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Paramount Pictures, 1982; see also 1982 in film) is the second feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (Paramount Pictures, 1984; see also 1984 in film) is the third feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Paramount Pictures, 1986; see also 1986 in film) is the fourth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ...


It was McIntyre who came up with Hikaru as the first name of the Star Trek character Mr. Sulu, which became canon after author Peter David, when visiting the set of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (he authored the comic book adaptation), convinced director Nicholas Meyer to insert it into the script for that film. (Source: The Comics Buyer's Guide #1614 (March 2006); Page 10.) Hikaru Sulu is a fictional character in the original Star Trek series, played by George Takei. ... Peter David Peter Allen David (born September 23, 1956) is an American writer, best known for his work in comic books and Star Trek novels. ... Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (Paramount Pictures, 1991; see also 1991 in film) is the sixth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... Nicholas Meyer (born 24 December 1945 in New York City, USA) is a film writer, producer and director best known for his involvement in the Star Trek films. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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Vonda McIntyre at Cybling! (6713 words)
Vonda Yeah, the number I gave you is the one I'm logging on from.
Vonda The answer is yes -- I have a BS, and did graduate work in genetics, though I came to the conclusion that as a PhD candidate I made a very good science fiction writer.
Vonda, I notice from Amazon.com that you've done several Star Trek and ST novelizations.
The Romance Reader Reviews: The Moon and the Sun By Vonda N. McIntyre (841 words)
Vonda N. McIntyre, best known for her science-fiction/fantasy tales, here weaves a story of love, betrayal, and redemption that will enthrall readers across the genres.
His offhand acceptance of his wealth and privilege, for example, are contrasted with his adoration of Madame de Maintenon, the dour widow who is his second wife and who is pious to the point of fanaticism, refusing to adorn herself or wear any jewels the King gives her.
McIntyre allows us to see flashes of diplomatic brilliance and vulnerability in the man who ruled France for more than fifty years.
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