William F. Nolan is best known for co-authoring the science fiction classic “Logan’s Run” with George Clayton Johnson. In this 2012 interview, “William F. Nolan: Last Man Standing”, Nolan reflects on his life’s journey, from his initial inspirations to his varied writing career. He shares anecdotes about his relationships with influential figures in the speculative fiction community, such as Charles Beaumont, and his involvement in ‘The Group,’ a collective of writers in the 1950s and 1960s.

Nolan discusses his experiences in Hollywood and the adaptations of his work, particularly expressing disappointment with the “Logan’s Run” TV series. He also delves into his writing process, emphasizing the importance of discipline and the joy of creation. At the age of 84, Nolan continues to write daily and shows no signs of slowing down, with several new projects underway. His legacy is not only shaped by his contributions to genre fiction but also by his mentorship of aspiring writers.

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