Writing Speculative Fiction: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Self-Paced Adult Edition

Writing Speculative Fiction: Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Self-Paced Adult Edition

by Lelia Rose Foreman, Travis Perry (Editor)

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Overview

This self-help book uses an 18-step program designed to guide prospective authors through creating their own science fiction, fantasy, or horror story. This book draws on excerpts from dozens of speculative fiction authors and writing experts and gives detailed information about genre, world building, editing, and much more.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640084476
Publisher: Bear Publications
Publication date: 06/30/2018
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE: GENRE

CHAPTER TWO: CULTURAL WORLD BUILDING

CHAPTER THREE: MORE CULTURAL WORLD BUILDING

CHAPTER FOUR: PHYSICAL WORULD-BUILDING

CHAPTER FIVE: PLOT

CHAPTER SIX: MORE PLOT

CHAPTER SEVEN: CHARACTER

CHAPTER EIGHT: HEROES, VILLAINS, SIDEKICKS, AND BYSTANDERS

CHAPTER NINE: CHARACTER ARC

CHAPTER TEN: DESCRIPTION

CHAPTER ELEVEN: CONFLICT AND TENSION

CHAPTER TWELVE: EDITING, REVISING

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: YOUR FIRST CHAPTER

CHAPTER FOURTEEN: VOICE

CHAPTER FIFTEEN: WORDS AND WORLDVIEWS

CHAPTER SIXTEEN: SCIENCE FICTION

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: FANTASY

CHAPTER EIGHTEEEN: HORROR

GLOSSARY

LIST OF RECOMMENDED WORKS

HELPFUL WEBSITES ACTIVE AT TIME OF PUBLICATION

INDEX

AUTHOR & CONTRIBUTORS

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