Julian F. Parr

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telescanner n. 1940 J. F. Parr Hints on How to Write Science-Fiction in Fantast (#8) May 9 ALTERNATIVE PLOT: This is easily found by reading some kind of Western story. When you are successful in choosing one suited to your purpose, twist it slightly and introduce some well-known stf-terms, such as: ‘bronco’ which change to ‘space-scout’, ‘six-gun’ [which change to] ‘Banning’, ‘lariat’ which change to ‘tractor’, ‘miles’ [which change to] ‘light-years’, ‘binoculars’ [which change to] ‘tele-scanners’ and so on.