Geoffrey Landis loved science fiction as a kid—Asimov, Clarke, Bradbury, all the big names. He loved science fiction so much that he started to love the science behind it.
Reading can be (and often is) the first step for making a dream come true.
Then again, reading isn’t where a dream ends. (Unless, of course, your dream is to read a lot. And that’s a perfectly wonderful dream.)
Landis himself said, “The heart of science is doing things… Any place you can go and interact with the world, that’s science.”