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Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

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Overview

A book of writing prompts from the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, authors of the best-selling 642 Things series
 
Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy starts with a foreword by author Dorothy Hearst, who offers pointers for writing speculative fiction and inventing fantastic new worlds. The rest of the book consists of prompts and space to think, providing opportunities to consider the rules that govern your imagined universe. Among other ideas, you’ll explore the various aspects of world-building by:
 
  • writing a timeline of the history of your imagined place
  • describing what the inhabitants of your world look like
  • detailing transportation from city to city or planet to planet
  • figuring out who’s in charge and whether or not they should be
 
Take to a café, on vacation, or on your morning commute and practice your creative writing a little bit at a time.
 
Special Features
  • Advice from a published writer, followed by prompts
  • Part of the Lit Start series, a collection of single-subject writing prompt books by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto
 
Check out the other books in this series: Writing Action, Writing Character, Writing Dialogue, Writing Humor, and Memoir.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781647009748
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 07/05/2022
Series: Lit Starts
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 96
File size: 480 KB

About the Author

The San Francisco Writers’ Grotto is a community of writers that was founded in 1994. It now has more than 100 members who share workspace and teach classes in downtown San Francisco.
Dorothy Hearst is the author of the Wolf Chronicles trilogy, an Indie Next pick, and coauthor of the At the Heels of History chapter book series.

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