a writer who engages in world-building n.
Imaginary world-builders, like Mr. Spencer, lay their foundations in shallows.
Once you step Inside the Funhouse…you will see that the world-builders are just as weird as the worlds they build.
He is a world-builder, an imaginary anthropologist, and above all a stylist; and it is the conjunction of the unflagging fertility of his imagination and the elegant, chill mannerisms of his prose that generate the distinctive Vance quiddity.
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James Tait, 'Mind in Matter'
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