Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction Fantasy Horror [NOOK Book]

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Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read!

Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this book lays out in a practical, step-by-step process, just how to come up with ideas for stories, settings, appropriate atmospheres, pace, believable heroes, and ...
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Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction Fantasy Horror

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Overview

Want to write science fiction, fantasy, or horror? Want to be published for money? Don't want to wait forever? Then Author Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror is a must read!

Based on seven years’ worth of carefully researched articles, this book lays out in a practical, step-by-step process, just how to come up with ideas for stories, settings, appropriate atmospheres, pace, believable heroes, and tension. This guide also includes an easy, five-step program for getting books published. In short, it is a practical guide to getting your work written and published.

Also included in the book are chapters on what and what not to do when writing horror, fantasy, and science fiction. For instance, writing period fantasies is not as easy as it may seem! Horror must have certain set elements. What are they? What's the difference between hard science fiction and mundane science fiction? What, exactly, is Steampunk? All these questions and more are answered in Rob Shelsky’s Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror.

There's even more! There are chapters on all sorts of topics, such as self censorship, creating believable planets and universes, using these genres as morality plays, religion in science fiction, using your writing as a vehicle for political and social warnings/commentaries.

Want to know how and when to use faster-than-light travel in your stories? Need to know if a knight can stop at an inn in a hamlet? Want to know the primary item needed to make horror more horrible? All these answers lie within the pages of Rob Shelsky's Guide To Writing & Publishing Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror. Buy it now and become a published author for money!
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Editorial Reviews

http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Publishing-Science-Fiction-ebook/dp/B00537TQH8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=13505 - Tambra Kendall
Mr. Shelsky's book is a must for any writer in this genre.

This book is a keeper for my writing shelf. I can't offer enough praise for the thoroughness of the topics discussed. This title is packed with information for the beginning to the advanced writer. Something for everyone.
As my own writing is edging toward more fantasy, this book has become an invaluable tool.

Rob is eloquent, informative and doesn't make the reader feel talked down to. Instead, he invites you on an
http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Publishing-Science-Fiction-ebook/dp/B00537TQH8/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=13505 - Michael Yelle, Jr.
Essential to the Horror and Sci Fi Authors Everywhere! September 11, 2011
By Michael T. Yelle, Jr.
Format:Paperback|Amazon Verified Purchase
Even for a low budgeted publication, this book is highly beneficial to any author but most importantly to the Sci Fi and Horror authors. Since this is one of the hardest genres to publish in, this book points out some very important facets of the methods and styles of writing, as well as the publishing side of the art. One of the most important
Essential to the Horror and Sci Fi Authors Everywhere! September 11, 2011 By Michael T. Yelle, Jr. Format:Paperback|Amaz - Georgia K.
Marvelous Guide To Sci-Fi Writing August 23, 2012
By Georgia
Format:Kindle Edition|Amazon Verified Purchase
This was a clear and easy-to-follow guide to writing science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The steps to writing and getting published were so easy and simple to follow. It inspires me to give it a try. The author covers almost every aspect one can think of, even how to use such writing to get across one's political or social views of things. This is a must read for anyone who w
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015519082
  • Publisher: GKRS Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 172
  • Sales rank: 1,337,875
  • File size: 143 KB

Meet the Author

Rob Shelsky is an avid and eclectic writer, and averages about 4,000 words a day. Rob has two anthologies of dark science fiction, horror, and fantasy published. These are Where Worlds Collide I, and Where Worlds Collide II. He has several novels to his credit, three out now, Verity, a Regency Suspense Romance, the sequel, Fallibility, and Lost Echoes, a time-travel novel. Rob has written science fiction articles for such magazines as The Internet Review of Science Fiction, numerous articles for AlienSkin Magazine, Neometropolis, Midnight Street (UK), Doorways, and other publications.

Rob has had short stories published with Jim Baen’s Universe, Aberrant Dreams, AlienSkin, Gateway SF, Fifth Dimension, Continuum SF, Sonar4, Uncial Press, Planetary Stories, Pulp Spirit Magazine, Wonderlust, Sex & Murder, and many more. He has a novella coming out in the summer of 2011 with Aberrant Dreams Magazine’s first hardcover edition anthology, The Awakening. Rob’s novella, Avenger Of The People, will appear there alongside the works of such sci-fi greats as Alastair Reynolds, Ian Watson, Jana Oliver, Robert Madle, and just so many others. There is even an introduction by Jack McDevitt. The author has a short story, Green Waters, now out with Sonar4’s Phase Shift anthology, and a paranormal story, Light On The Moor, published as well. Other such genre stories include The Crossroads Ghost, and A River Darkly.

Now, Rob Shelsky is not only a writer, but an editor at Wonderlust Magazine, as well as a contributing editor for Currate.com travel articles, and a reviewer for Novelspot.

Although widely traveled and continuing to travel, Rob now lives in North Carolina. He enjoys contemplating ideas for new stories while watching the sunsets over the green hills and sipping a glass of red wine, preferably a decent Merlot.
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