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Wonderbook : an illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction

Author: Jeff VanderMeer
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 9781419704420 1419704427
OCLC Number: 808413799
Awards: Winner of Locus Awards (Nonfiction) 2014
Short-listed for Hugo Award (Related Book) 2014
Description: xx, 313 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Inspiration and the creative life --
The ecosystem of story --
Beginnings and endings --
Narrative design --
Characterization --
Worldbuilding --
Revision.
Responsibility: Jeff VanderMeer ; art by Jeremy Zerfoss (and many others).

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Wonderbook is an innovative, completely novel approach on a writing guide. Through an accessible, example rich approach that emphasises the importance of playfulness and pragmatism, Wonderbook will  Read more...

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