Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy

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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 ...

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Overview

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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A number of well-known professionals in the field have pooled their advice, insights, and tips in Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy. Having this useful guide on hand is the next-best thing to having your own editorial feedback. Learn the ins and outs of the field from those who have firsthand knowledge of how it works.
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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." —-Scavenger's Newsletter

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312089269
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/1993
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,049,830
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2003

    SciFi Folks

    This is a readable book on writing SciFi. Covers the topic thoroughly with good style.

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