|Author:||Walter Jon Williams
|Series:||Metropolitan Series: Book 1|
|Sub-Genre Tags:||Urban Fantasy|
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Meting out the energy source known as plasm in a future world, Aiah learns of the substance's powers to heal, kill, and fulfill dreams, and when she locates an unlimited supply, she plans to overthrow her oppressive government.
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- Metropolitan: the Lawyers - Walter Jon Williams
I'm now delighted to report that Metropolitan is now available for the Nook. It always takes a little longer over at the brick-and-mortar store, but now it's done. Mad downloading and rejoicing may commence! This is the third of ...
- Metropolitan: the Worldbuilding - Walter Jon Williams
I'm delighted to report that the Metropolitan ebook is now available on Amazon and via Smashwords, from whence it will migrate in time to the Apple Store, the Sony Store, the Kobo Store, Baker & Taylor, etc. Those of you.
- Walter Jon Williams's Metropolitan and City on Fire - Tor.com
Transformative in This as Everything Else: Walter Jon Williams's Metropolitan and City on Fire.
- Metropolitan: Writing and Reception - Walter Jon Williams
This is the second essay on the conception and creation of my novel Metropolitan. Perhaps it's best, if you're new here, to start with the first installment. We now return to the narrative. Actually writing Metropolitan was, as it ...
- Year Two - Walter Jon Williams
Metropolitan and City on Fire sit there, but right alongside them are the Privateers & Gentlemen books, which means that my old historical novels have in fact found a reliable, if not exactly vast, audience, an audience ...
- "Metropolitan" and "City on Fire" by Walter Jon Williams
OVERVIEW/ANALYSIS Metropolitan: Inspired by the digital recent reissue (as noted on FBC HERE) I read again, probably for the 5th time, the Metropolitan/City on Fire sequence. The one distinction this time was that I read ...
- City on Fire by Walter Jon Williams | Some Fantastic 2.0
HarperPrism provided an excellent example of this when they marketed Walter Jon Williams's Metropolitan as science fiction and its recent follow-up, City on Fire, as fantasy. Although Williams has said he's writing fantasy, ...
- 'Metropolitan' by Walter Jon Williams ? Geekus
I discovered Metropolitan completely unexpectedly while browsing the (somewhat sparse) science fiction and fantasy section at my local public library. I had heard of Walter Jon Williams, but had never read any of his work.
- Skunk Cat Book Reviews: Metropolitan by Walter Jon Williams
Let's say you're writing a book in the fairly early days of urban fantasy--maybe 1996 or so. (That makes your book a contemporary of good old Anita Blake, or for the less literate, it's a few years after the Buffy movie but before ...
- Review: Metropolitan by Walter Jon Williams - The Eyrie
In About Writing , Samuel Delany states that one of the characteristics of the novel is a change or interaction between social classes. A protagonist changes classes, has to learn to survive in a different class, encounters a ...
- No Money Changed Hands - Walter Jon Williams
So many moments from Metropolitan are seared into my mind. I've reread CoF less often ... But then, cover art for ?Metropolitan? is a picture of a city with the words ?Walter Jon Williams ? Metropolitan? on it. Dave L October 4, ...
- Three Works Fly Free - Walter Jon Williams
So I've received word that Harper has reverted, Metropolitan, City on Fire, and The Rift. Actually they were reverted last autumn, but the notification was sent to my late agent, Ralph Vicinanza, who passed away in 2010, and ...
- Metropolitan 1 - Walter Jon Williams - Free SF Reader
http://www.thuntek.net/~walter/02_04_metropolitan_excerpt.htm "The Plasm Authority Building is broad and high and powerful, built for the creation, storage, and transmission of plasm. It stands in careful relationship to the ...
- Running Off the Cliff: City on Fire - Walter Jon Williams
This one is about City on Fire (newly available in ebook form via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords). Since City on Fire is a sequel to Metropolitan, it might be best to start with the three big essays I wrote on that work.
- Walter Jon Williams' "Metropolitan: Writing and Reception"
Walter Jon Williams' "Metropolitan: Writing and Reception". james_nicoll: April 19th, 2012. So here I had written what I considered to be an exemplary high fantasy, full of magic and mystery, but what did my readers see? They saw science ...