Wonderbook (Revised and Expanded): The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction
ISBN: 1419729667
EAN13: 9781419729669
Language: English
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Wonderbook has become the definitive guide to writing science fiction and fantasy by offering an accessible, example-rich approach that emphasizes the importance of playfulness as well as pragmatism. It also exploits the visual nature of genre culture and employs bold, full-color drawings, maps, renderings, and visualizations to stimulate creative thinking. On top of all that, the book features sidebars and essays from some of the biggest names working in the field today, including George R. R. Martin, Lev Grossman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, and Karen Joy Fowler. For the fifth anniversary of the original publication, Jeff VanderMeer has added an additional 50 pages of diagrams, illustrations, and writing exercises creating the ultimate volume of inspiring advice that is also a stunning and inspiring object.