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As you may have noticed, the Science Fiction Museum is in the midst of a major overhaul.

With the advent of a new set of scripts we are now able to open the cyber doors for submission of content from the whole of the science fiction community.

Many new sections and categories have been added to SF Museum. As a SciFi Museum we feel it is important to include as many points of view and enlist as many enthusiasts as possible to help in the task.

If you are willing and able, please use any of our submission forms to contribute your piece of the puzzle.

A Tribute to Horace L. Gold, Founding Editor of Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine, Beyond Fantasy Magazine and editor of If SF Magazine. Galaxy Magazine under Horace's editorship also contributed some stories to the NBC radio show, X-Minus-One during the mid-1950's.

HORACE L. GOLD
HORACE L. GOLD
As Editor of Galaxy Magazine, he was counted among the "Big Three" of the Silver Age -- Campbell, Boucher & Gold.

He was noted for fair pay for authors, initiating the 5 and 6 cents a word rates when everyone else was paying anywhere from 1/2 cent to 2 cents.

Gold championed "On Acceptance" rather than "On Publication" payments to authors and was known for introducing new writers. Galaxy ran several big-money contests to attract new writers to the field.

Gold opted for Galaxy's Award-Winning L-Shaped Covers, was daring enough to hire pioneering illustrators such as Ed Emshwiller and others, and its high-quality printing on low-acid pulp with expensive but gorgeous high-gloss Kromekote covers.

 
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