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Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Speculative Genre Exercises From Today's Best Writers and Teachers

Book - 2014
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"Featuring speculative fiction-writing exercises from Harlan Ellison (R), Piers Anthony, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, screenwriters of The Twilight Zone and Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more. The fifth volume in the acclaimed Now Write! writing-guide series offers a full toolbox of advice and exercises for speculative fiction writers hoping to craft an engaging alternate reality, flesh out an enthralling fantasy quest, or dream up a bloodcurdling plot twist, including: -Harlan Ellison (R), on crafting the perfect story title -Jack Ketchum, on how economy of language helps create a truly frightening tale -Piers Anthony, on making fantastical characters feel genuine and relatable This collection of storytelling secrets from top genre writers-including winners of Nebula, Hugo, Edgar, and Bram Stoker awards-is essential for any writer looking to take a leap beyond the ordinary"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780399165559
039916555X
Branch Call Number: 808.38762 N86N 2014
Characteristics: xvi, 367 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Lamson, Laurie

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