How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy

How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Offers tips and advice on writing science fiction, discussing the rules of fiction, and how to structure a successful story.

Perseus Publishing
Learn to write science fiction and fantasy from a master

You've always dreamed of writing science fiction and fantasy tales that pull readers into extraordinary new worlds and fantastic conflicts. Best-selling author Orson Scott Card shows you how it's done, distilling years of writing experience and publishing success into concise, no-nonsense advice. You'll learn how to:

   &; utilize story elements that define the science fiction and fantasy genres
   &; build, populate, and dramatize a credible, inviting world your readers will want to explore
   &; develop the "rules" of time, space and magic that affect your world and its inhabitants
   &; construct a compelling story by developing ideas, characters, and events that keep readers turning pages
   &; find the markets for speculative fiction, reach them, and get published
   &; submit queries, write cover letters, find an agent, and live the life of a writer


The boundaries of your imagination are infinite. Explore them with Orson Scott Card and create fiction that casts a spell over agents, publishers, and readers from every world.

F+W Publishing

Learn to write science fiction and fantasy from a master

You've always dreamed of writing science fiction and fantasy tales that pull readers into extraordinary new worlds and fantastic conflicts. Best-selling author Orson Scott Card shows you how it's done, distilling years of writing experience and publishing success into concise, no-nonsense advice. You'll learn how to:

  • utilize story elements that define the science fiction and fantasy genres
  • build, populate, and dramatize a credible, inviting world your readers will want to explore
  • develop the "rules" of time, space and magic that affect your world and its inhabitants
  • construct a compelling story by developing ideas, characters, and events that keep readers turning pages
  • find the markets for speculative fiction, reach them, and get published
  • submit queries, write cover letters, find an agent, and live the life of a writer

The boundaries of your imagination are infinite. Explore them with Orson Scott Card and create fiction that casts a spell over agents, publishers, and readers from every world.



Publisher: Cincinnati : Writer's Digest Books, 2001, c1990.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781582971032
158297103X
Branch Call Number: 808.3876 Card 7783mm 1
Characteristics: 140 p.

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