Writing Science Fiction : What If...! Paperback / softback
Edited by Dr. Graham Lawler
Part of the Aber Writers Guides series
Who else wants to write science fiction? Written by professional writer (see www.lazette.net/) this book takes the reader by the hand and explains exactly how to create a commercially successful science fiction novel.
The author is well known in the genre and regularly teaches creative writing.
This book defines science fiction and explains the different categories of science fiction.
The reader is then taught the basics of research, how to build a world based on science and myth, how to build ' the others', namely building up believable characters in your Aliens, how to write the language of the future, placing stories in the universe, space travel, the possibilities of government in the future, the challenge of writing something new, creating an effective outline, being a professional writer and preparing your manuscript for the publisher.
Market; All creative writing enthusiasts; All university and WEA creative writing students; Secondary school and sixth-form libraries; Teachers, tutors and lecturers responsible for creative writing and English teaching; College/university central and departmental libraries.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 200 pages
- Publisher: GLMP Ltd
- Publication Date: 31/10/2010
- Category: Creative writing & creative writing guides
- ISBN: 9781842850602