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Writing science fiction and fantasy

Author: Gardner R Dozois
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 1997, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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Professionals and beginners alike will find a wealth of helpful information on the craft of writing in this handy reference covering plotting, dialogue, characterization, inspiration, comedy,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gardner R Dozois
ISBN: 0312089260 9780312089269
OCLC Number: 38368421
Description: 258 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: On the writing of speculative fiction / Robert A. Heinlein --
Living the future : you are what you eat / Gardner Dozois --
Plotting / Isaac Asimov --
Dialog / Isaac Asimov --
You and your characters / James Patrick Kelly --
Seeing your way to better stories / Stanley Schmidt --
Turtles all the way down / Jane Yolen --
Learning to write comedy, or, Why it's impossible and how to do it / Connie Willis --
Good writing is not enough / Stanley Schmidt --
The creation of imaginary world : the world builder's handbook and pocket companion / Poul Anderson --
The creation of imaginary beings / Hal Clement --Building a starfaring age / Norman Spinrad --
The ideas that wouldn't die / Stanley Schmidt --
The mechanics of submission / Sheila Williams --
Revisions / Isaac Asimov --
Writing for young people / Isaac Asimov --
New writers / Isaac Asimov --
Authors vs. editors / Stanley Schmidt --
Market resources / Ian Randal Strock --
Guidelines (Analog and Asimov's).
Responsibility: edited by Gardner Dozois [and others].

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"Some of the more cogent writing on the subject in some time. Highly recommended." --Booklist"I think nearly everyone who is serious about writing should get a copy and keep it on hand." Read more...

 
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