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Feb 20, 2014
| ISBN 9780399165559
Feb 20, 2014
| ISBN 9781101625293
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Feb 20, 2014 | ISBN 9780399165559
Feb 20, 2014 | ISBN 9781101625293
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 relatableAmong the other writers incluided 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.This collection of storytelling secrets from top genre writers—including winners of Nebula, Hugo, Edgar, and Bram Stoker awards—is essential for any writer looking to take a leap beyond the ordinary.
Laurie Lamson has four entertainment projects in development with producers and many of the videos from her educational and corporate scripts have won multiple awards. As a filmmaker, she has directed the short films Family Values In The Goddess Years… More about Laurie Lamson
“Whether you’re looking to write the next HUNGER GAMES or conceptualize the next installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORY, the newest NOW WRITE! installment will set you on the path to meeting your goal.”–Renee C. Fountain, New York Journal of Books
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