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Science fiction and fantasy author and poet who is best known for Growing Up Weightless and The Last Hot Time. Known for his intelligence and wit, he wrote numerous literary parodies as well as poems in Shakespearean blank verse.
He belonged to the Science Fiction Club at his alma mater, Indiana University, Bloomington. In the late 1970s, he moved to New York to write for Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine.
His novels, The Final Reflection and How Much for Just the Planet, were based on the popular science fiction television series, Star Trek.
He was born and raised in Indiana. He and Elise Matthesen were long-term partners.
He was a fan of Douglas Adams.
How did John M. Ford die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||49 years|
|Birthday||April 10, 1957|
|Death date||September 25, 2006|
|Place of death||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
At one point I intended to write precursor and sequel novels, about the establishment of the Web and its next evolution, but I am very unlikely to now; they would take place in a different universe.John M. Ford
The ideal, it seems to me, is to show things happening and allow the reader to decide what they mean.John M. Ford
We’re not lost. We’re locationally challenged.John M. Ford
People tell me they laughed hard enough to wake their spouses, that they’ve given away numerous copies to friends, and that it’s the one Trek book they’ll give to people they wouldn’t expect to like others.John M. Ford
The people who don’t like it tend to dislike it intensely. That’s unfortunate, but not surprising when one deliberately goes against audience expectations.John M. Ford