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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 13, front. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 21, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1587.

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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 13, front. Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1587

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Title Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79
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  • Leiber, Fritz
Description A speech presented by Fritz Leiber to Seacon '79.
Donor Leiber, Fritz; Leiber, Justin
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  • Science fiction conventions
  • Science fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
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  • Leiber, Fritz
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  • Seacon
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript 13 Speaking of nonexistent pictures, there are editors who appear to function invisibly. They often have lowly titles: assistant, associate, managing, something like that. They're generally modest. They don't write editorials or cause stirs. The nature and degree of their power is frequently obscure. Yet under their touch magazines flourish, new writers spring up, there Is a growing richness and imaginative fertility. And when they depart, magazines wither. Such an editor was Cele Goldsmith for Amazing and Fantastic during the late 1950's and the early 1960's. In my own case, It was the Land of Lankhmar that was made fertile by her acceptances. I was able to begin writing stories again of my sword-and-sorcery heroes, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, whom I'd pretty much had to ditch for 15 years (no marketJ) after their five-story career in the short-lived Unknown. It was also from Cele Goldsmith that I learned the most about the practice of assigning an author to write a story around an arresting, strange or exciting-looking magazine cover. This generally begins with a publisher who feels that an exciting cover is the single most important item in selling the book. So get the most exciting possible cover first from the artist; dream up the subject of the "illustration" yourself or have the