So you want to write speculative fiction?
It's time to get that fantastic world that's been stuck inside your head for years, complete with dragons and androids, onto paper! Whether you're starting your first or tenth novel, Making Myths and Magic was written for you.
Fantasy author Shelly Campbell and executive editor Allison Alexander have teamed up to provide a comprehensive resource, distilling the information they've learned from years in the publishing industry. To keep you inspired and engaged as you grow in your craft, they take a deep dive through science fiction and fantasy novels, movies, and TV shows.
Within these pages, you'll learn how to tackle structure, hooks, dialogue, tropes, character arcs, diversity, creation stories, mythology, poetry, riddles, prophecies, fantastic creatures, weapons, technology, magic systems, languages, and more!
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|Publisher:||Mythos & Ink|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Allison Alexander (she/her) is an editor, author, and podcast host. She's fascinated by the intersection of geek culture (in particular, science fiction and fantasy), disability, and faith. And she loves talking about worldbuilding. Her book Super Sick: Making Peace with Chronic Illness is part memoir, part research, part pop culture analysis and documents her experience living with a painful condition. She makes her home in Hoth, a.k.a. Winnipeg, Manitoba, with her husband and their giant collection of RPG manuals. During her free time, you can find her chasing chocobos in Hyrule, traipsing with kitsune in Middle-earth, or piloting the Normandy in a galaxy far, far away. Learn more about Allison and her books at aealexander.com.