- Finding inspiration
- Developing your ideas
- Future and alternate histories
- How to inspire a sense of wonder
- Plus his top ten SF short stories
This is a good read and, for fans as well as writers, offers insight into Baxter’s own Xeelee Universe and the making of his first short story Xeelee Flower. This turned out to be the first in a series of stories and novels comprising the future history known as the Xeelee Sequence. I read all of these books and stories some time ago and remember enjoying them very much. Baxter excels at creating a sense of wonder.