skip to content
Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story

Author: Steven Piziks
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Writing a paranormal novel takes more than tossing in a sexy vampire or adding a magic wand. It takes an original idea, believable characters, a compelling plot, surprising twists, and great writing.  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Piziks, Steven.
Writing the paranormal novel.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2011
(DLC) 2010034603
(OCoLC)659412953
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Piziks
ISBN: 9781599633091 1599633094
OCLC Number: 774392913
Description: 1 online resource (265 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I. Gathering the elements: the nature of the paranormal; elements and elementals; the paranormal at large; seeking the paranormal; the paradox of cliches --
Part II. Summoning the characters: supernatural characters; magic and the super hero; keeping it real --
Part III. Casting the words: thinking big and small: arc, plot, and subplot; fight scenes and flashbacks: how to handle paranormal pacing; language and dialogue; paranormal polish; the real challenges --
Part IV. Banishing the book: the reality; destruction and creation.
Responsibility: by Steven Piziks.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/774392913> # Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "774392913" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ohu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Place/cincinnati_ohio> ; # Cincinnati, Ohio
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_composition_&_creative_writing> ; # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Composition & Creative Writing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/paranormal_fiction_technique> ; # Paranormal fiction--Technique
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_rhetoric> ; # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Rhetoric
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/reference_writing_skills> ; # REFERENCE--Writing Skills
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/paranormal_fiction_authorship> ; # Paranormal fiction--Authorship
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/808.3873/e22/> ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/73347422> ; # Steven Piziks
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Part I. Gathering the elements: the nature of the paranormal; elements and elementals; the paranormal at large; seeking the paranormal; the paradox of cliches -- Part II. Summoning the characters: supernatural characters; magic and the super hero; keeping it real -- Part III. Casting the words: thinking big and small: arc, plot, and subplot; fight scenes and flashbacks: how to handle paranormal pacing; language and dialogue; paranormal polish; the real challenges -- Part IV. Banishing the book: the reality; destruction and creation."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/596472645> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/659412953> ;
    schema:name "Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story"@en ;
    schema:productID "774392913" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/774392913#PublicationEvent/cincinnati_ohio_writer_s_digest_books_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Agent/writer_s_digest_books> ; # Writer's Digest Books
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10568063> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=417420> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781599633091> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/774392913> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Agent/writer_s_digest_books> # Writer's Digest Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Writer's Digest Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Place/cincinnati_ohio> # Cincinnati, Ohio
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cincinnati, Ohio" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_composition_&_creative_writing> # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Composition & Creative Writing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Composition & Creative Writing"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_rhetoric> # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Rhetoric
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Rhetoric"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/596472645#Topic/reference_writing_skills> # REFERENCE--Writing Skills
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "REFERENCE--Writing Skills"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73347422> # Steven Piziks
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Piziks" ;
    schema:givenName "Steven" ;
    schema:name "Steven Piziks" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781599633091>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1599633094" ;
    schema:isbn "9781599633091" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/659412953>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Writing the paranormal novel." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/774392913> ; # Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/774392913>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/774392913> ; # Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story
    schema:dateModified "2016-09-01" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.