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Samuel Delany Will Come Into Your House And Shred Your Notebooks [Book Review]

Samuel Delany not only helped redefine science fiction, he's one of a few SF writers who teach writing at the college level. So I was excited to see he'd written a book about writing. The book in question, About Writing, isn't quite what I'd expected from someone who's been teaching creative writing for the past thirty years. It's definitely not a style guide or a tutorial on fiction writing.
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