Front cover image for Wonderbook : an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction

Wonderbook : an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction

"This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object. Employing an accessible, example-rich approach, Wonderbook energizes and motivates while also providing practical, nuts-and-bolts information needed to improve as a writer. Aimed at aspiring and intermediate-level writers, Wonderbook includes helpful sidebars and essays from some of the biggest names in fantasy today, such as George R.R. Martin, Lev Grossman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Catherynne M. Valente, and Karen Joy Fowler, to name a few"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2013
Abrams Image, New York, 2013
xx, 313 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9781419704420, 1419704427
Inspiration and the creative life
The ecosystem of story
Beginnings and endings
Narrative design