Use the resource found on The Science Behind Science Fiction student esheet to answer the questions on this sheet.
Tell one thing about the author's background that you think prepared him to write the book. Give an example from the book of how that experience shows. Do this by starting a sentence with: "For example" and fill in the blank.
What is molecular biology?
Does the Internet play a role in his work when he is writing? How does it affect the science part of it?
What does he mean that "books aren’t written, they are rewritten?" How could that affect your own writing?