You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living.
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|Birth:||26th April, 1912|
|Death:||26th January, 2000|
Van Vogt's first SF publication was inspired by The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin. Van Vogt's first completed novel, and one of his most famous, is Slan, which Campbell serialized in Astounding September to December 1940. In 1941, van Vogt decided to become a full-time writer, quitting his job at the Canadian Department of National Defence. Extremely prolific for a few years, van Vogt wrote a large number of short stories. In 1944, van Vogt moved to Hollywood, California, where his writing took on new dimensions after World War II.
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