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How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Writers Digest Books
Publication date September 1, 2001
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781582971032
ISBN-10 158297103X
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 9.25 in.
Weight 0.50 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
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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.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780898794168
 
from Writers Digest Books (July 1, 1990)
9780898794168 | details & prices | 140 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $14.99
About: Offers tips and advice on writing science fiction, discussing the rules of fiction, and how to structure a successful story
Paperback
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from Writers Digest Books (September 1, 2001); titled "How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy"
9781582971032 | details & prices | 5.75 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.99
About: Learn to write science fiction and fantasy from a masterYou've always dreamed of writing science fiction and fantasy tales that pull readers into extraordinary new worlds and fantastic conflicts.

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