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Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

20 Dynamic Essays by the Field's Top Professionals

Analog and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine

St. Martin's Griffin


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Do you dream of -

Crossing the galaxies?

Living in the far future?

Entertaining millions with your imagination?

This book can help make those dreams come true!

Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy brings you expert advice on how to craft and market tales of the fantastic. Award-winning writers such as John Barnes, James Patrick Kelly, Norman Spinrad, Connie Willis, and Jane Yolen reveal some of their secrets of crafting believable stories, while Grand Masters Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein provide timeless advice for beginners and veterans alike. The editors also provide valuable insights into the process by which stories get published and they offer helpful hints on getting your story out of the slush pile and into print.

Praise for Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

“Some of the more cogent writing on the subject in some time. Highly recommended.” —Booklist

“I think nearly everyone who is serious about writing should get a copy and keep it on hand.” —Scavenger's Newsletter


Reviews from Goodreads

Analog and Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine

The Editors of Asimov's Science Fiction and Analog SF include Gardner Dozois, Stanley Schmidt, and Sheila Williams. They have long been considered some of the premier editors in the fields of science fiction and fantasy.

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