Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

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St. Martin's Press, Feb 15, 1993 - Fiction - 272 pages
5 Reviews

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  - Keith Cochran - Goodreads

A bit dated, but a good book about the craft of writing SF and Fantasy. It is mostly a compilation of essays from the masters like Heninlein, Asimov, etc.. A lot of what they say still rings true ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elisabeth - Goodreads

A bit dated but still has decent info. Also if you like hearing the personal experiences of old favorites, that part's fun too. Worth a read for the true nerd. 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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