The Writer's Digest guide to science fiction & fantasy / Orson Scott Card and the editors of Writer's Digest ; with an introduction from Terry Brooks

Author(s): Card, Orson Scott
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Subjects: Science fiction--Authorship
Fantasy fiction--Authorship
Creative writing
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cincinnati, OH : Writer's Digest Books, c2010
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 422 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternate Titles: Writer's Digest guide to science fiction and fantasy
Portion of title: Guide to science fiction & fantasy
Additional Authors: Writer's Digest Books (Firm)
Notes: LCCN: 2009027150
ISBN: 9781582976099 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1582976090 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Previous ed. titled How to write science fiction and fantasy, 1990
Includes index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Part 1 How to write science fiction & fantasy -- The infinite boundary -- World creation -- Story construction -- Writing well -- The life and business of writing -- Part 2 The writer's complete fantasy reference from the editors of Writer's Digest -- Traditional fantasy cultures / Michael J. Varhola -- World cultures / Michael J. Varhola -- Magic / Allan Maurer ; Renee Wright -- Witchcraft and pagan paths / Allan Maurer ; Renee Wright -- Commerce, trade, and law in contemporary fantasy / Sherrilyn Kenyon -- Fantasy races / Andrew P. Miller ; Daniel Clark -- Creatures of myth and legend / Andrew P. Miller ; Daniel Clark -- Dress and costume / Sherrilyn Kenyon -- Arms armor, and armies / Michael J. Varhola -- Anatomy of a castle / Michael J. Varhola
OCLC Number: 423733633
ISBN/ISSN: 9781582976099
1582976090