Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

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St. Martin's Press, Feb 15, 1993 - Fiction - 264 pages
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Do you dream of -

Crossing the galaxies?

Living in the far future?

Entertaining millions with your imagination?

This book can help make those dreams come true!

Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy brings you expert advice on how to craft and market tales of the fantastic. Award-winning writers such as John Barnes, James Patrick Kelly, Norman Spinrad, Connie Willis, and Jane Yolen reveal some of their secrets of crafting believable stories, while Grand Masters Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein provide timeless advice for beginners and veterans alike. The editors also provide valuable insights into the process by which stories get published and they offer helpful hints on getting your story out of the slush pile and into print.

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User Review  - Shedrick Pittman-Hassett - Goodreads

Very good, if slightly dated, compendium of solid advice from masters in the field. Core reading for the nascent writer... Read full review

Review: Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

User Review  - Purujeet - Goodreads

finished it finally - from what to think about while making your sci-fi worlds; to what equations and rules to not break ; to what plot swerves are better avoided ; to what to do once you are ready ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

The Editors of Asimov's Science Fiction and Analog SF include Gardner Dozois, Stanley Schmidt, and Sheila Williams. They have long been considered some of the premier editors in the fields of science fiction and fantasy.

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