January 27, 2007

Well, it's not quite Kim Stanley Robinson

But I'll take it.

I am:
William Gibson
The chief instigator of the "cyberpunk" wave of the 1980s, his razzle-dazzle futuristic intrigues were, for a while, the most imitated work in science fiction.


Which science fiction writer are you?

5 comments:

MosBen said...

I'm Jerry Pournelle, whom I've never heard of. Interestingly, "The real Jerry Pournelle once took this quiz, and it told him he was Robert Heinlen."

Dan Brottman said...
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Dan Brottman said...

William Gibson's stuff is great. Sure Johnny Mnemonic is an amazingly awful movie (though, I have to say Henry Rollins has certainly grown as an actor since... but that movie, yeesh), but the stories themselves are tons of fun. The short story "The Belonging Kind" always intrigues me, and kind of creeps me out at the same time.

Neil Gaiman once posted a link on his blog to a documentary featuring a 19-year-old draft-dodging hippie William Gibson in Canada, long before his writing fame.

tekanji said...

Interesting factoid, this quiz's results are almost exclusively white men:
Men: 18 (white), 1(black)
Women: 2 (white), 1(black)

In addition to Ayn Rand there were James Triptree, Jr., and Octavia Butler.