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Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today's Best Writers and Teachers

At a Glance

  • Anyone looking to amp up their genre writing game
  • Craft strong genre pieces
  • Learn from some of the industry's top genre writers

Featuring speculative fiction-writing exercises from Harlan Ellison (R), Piers Anthony, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, screenwriters of "The Twilight Zone" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation," and many more. 

The fifth volume in the acclaimed "Now Write! "writing-guide series offers a full toolbox of advice and exercises for speculative fiction writers hoping to craft an engaging alternate reality, flesh out an enthralling fantasy quest, or dream up a bloodcurdling plot twist, including: 

  • Harlan Ellison (R), on crafting the perfect story title
  • Jack Ketchum, on how economy of language helps create a truly frightening tale
  • Piers Anthony, on making fantastical characters feel genuine and relatable 

Among the other writers included are: Steven Barnes, Peter Briggs, David Brin, Sara B. Cooper, Brian James Freeman, Joe R. Lansdale, Bruce McAllister, Vonda N. McIntyre, William F. Nolan, Michael Reaves, Melissa Scott, Michael Dillon Scott, Vanessa Vaughn and others. 

Product Details

  • Date available: 04/12/2016
  • Publication date: 02/01/2014
  • Return policy: 30 days

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Meet the Author: Laurie Lamson

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