Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The End sold
The editor, Bruce Bethke is credited for coining the term Cyberpunk.
You've heard the writerly advice: start as near to the end as possible? I started at story at the Big Crunch. That is, the last tick of the clock of time, when the Big Bang has completely reversed itself and the universe has collapsed to a single dimensionless point. That's when the story starts. Hence the title.