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The guide to writing fantasy and science fiction : 6 steps to writing and publishing your bestseller!

Author: Philip Athans; R A Salvatore
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on his years of experience as one of the most acclaimed professionals in publishing, Wizards of the Coast editor Athans explains how to set your novel apart--and break into this lucrative field. From devising clever plots and building complex characters to inventing original technologies and crafting alien civilizations, Athans gives you the techniques you need to write strong, saleable narratives.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Athans; R A Salvatore
ISBN: 9781440501456 1440501459 9781440507298 1440507295
OCLC Number: 436031479
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 244 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The genres. What is fantasy? ; What is science fiction? ; Know your audience --
The six steps. Storytelling ; Characters ; The world ; Details ; Nuts and bolts ; Finishing touches --
The business --
Hugo Mann's perfect soul.
Other Titles: Fantasy and science fiction
Responsibility: Philip Athans ; introduction and original story by R.A. Salvatore.

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Helps writers learn how to crafting their own breakout fantasy or sci-fi novel. This guide also helps in: developing the best plot structure; creating believable, exciting characters; writing  Read more...

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