Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague DeCamp
Nov27

Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague DeCamp

Adventures in Fiction: L. Sprague de Camp By Jeff Goad Did you know that L. Sprague de Camp coined the terms “extraterrestrial” and “E.T.”? It’s true! While the noun existed before de Camp, he was the first to use it to describe alien life in a 1939 article for Astounding Science Fiction. This is one of many examples of how De Camp’s impact on the genres of science fiction and fantasy far exceed his level of...

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