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How to Write & Read Great Fantastical Fiction: Techniques and Tools in Fantasy and Science Fiction Literature

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Bestselling writer Nick Hallum delivers a "how to" manual on fiction techniques for writing fantasy and science-fiction in ways that can convince, enthrall and entrance your reader.
Kindle Edition, 53 pages
Published March 12th 2016 by Night Music Books
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A useful essay that explores the ins and outs of science fiction and fantasy (SF/F) writing as Hallum refers to it. Covering character driven narratives, magic in reality, with-holding, magic by implication and how all of this must converge in a work of SF/F. It is a useful, straightforward guide to the genre and can almost be used as a framework on which to hang key elements of SF/F chosen by the writer to tell the story.
I particularly liked the chapter: ‘the Sorcery of Withholding’ as it reso
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Nicholas Hallum is the pseudonym for a writer born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1968. He has subsequently been a visitor or foreign resident in Hamburg, Germany; Barcelona, Spain; Buenos Aires, Argentina; London, England; Los Angeles, California; and at the United States Army and Air Force Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) near Seattle, Washington. At JBLM, he has taught classes to military personnel on bas ...more

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