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Description - Writing Speculative Fiction by Lelia Rose Foreman

This textbook develops an 18-week program designed to guide prospective students through creating their own speculative fiction story, that is, a science fiction, fantasy, or horror story. Designed for homeschoolers and small-school settings, this textbook draws on excerpts from dozens of speculative fiction authors and writing experts. It gives detailed information about genre, cultural world building, physical world building, plot, character, character arc, heroes, villains, sidekicks, bystanders, description, conflict and tension, editing and revising, "your first chapter," voice, words and worldview, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Each chapter in the course contains exercises for students, including extra credit activities, in addition to guiding the creating of an individual short story.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781640084407
ISBN-10: 1640084401
Format: Paperback
(279mm x 216mm x 18mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: Bear Publications
Publisher: Bear Publications
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2017

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