Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction: How to Create Out-of-This-World Novels and Short Stories

Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction: How to Create Out-of-This-World Novels and Short Stories

by Orson Scott Card, Philip Athans, Jay Lake

Paperback(Second Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599631400
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 09/30/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 406
Sales rank: 114,634
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Orson Scott Card is the bestselling author of Ender's Game , sixty other books, assorted plays, comics, and essays and newspaper columns. His work has won multiple awards, including back-to-back wins of the Hugo and the Nebula Awards.

Philip Athans is the founding partner of Athans & Associates Creating Consulting and the New York Times best-selling author of Annihilation and a dozen other fantasy and horror books, including The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction , The Haunting of Dragon's Cliff and Devils of the Endless Deep. Born in Rochester, New York, he grew up in suburban Chicago, where he published the literary magazine Alternative Fiction & Poetry. His blog, Fantasy Author's Handbook, is updated every Tuesday, and you can follow him on Twitter (@PhilAthans).

Jay Lake is the author of the Mainspring and Green series from Tor, as well as several independent press novels and numerous short stories. In 2013, his steampunk novella, "The Stars Do Not Lie," was nominated for the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus awards. He lives and writes in Portland, Oregon.


Greensboro, North Carolina

Date of Birth:

August 24, 1951

Place of Birth:

Richland, Washington


B.A. in theater, Brigham Young University, 1975; M.A. in English, University of Utah, 1981

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