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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

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Teach Yourself Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction is a practical guide to the art and craft of writing novels in this exciting genre. The book gives invaluable advice on how to approach the subject of Fantasy and Science Fiction including:

• stretching the reader's imagination
• the invention of possible futures and imaginary worlds
• the characterization of fabulous creatures and alien beings
• the uses of magic and speculative science in constructing plots

As well as providing a comprehensive account on writing and the creative process, the book also includes a guide preparation of manuscripts and the publishing field.

Teach Yourself Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction is essential reading for the would-be author wanting a straightforward introduction the art of writing and the business of getting published.

Cover design by Don MacPherson

Published by Teach Yourself Books in December 1997

Published by NTC Contemporary Publishing in 1998

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