Are you struggling to get started on your science fiction or fantasy vel? Written by a successful author of more than ten science fiction and fantasy vels, Writing Science and Fantasy takes an in-depth look at these two best-selling genres. Kilian delves into the origins and conventions of science fiction and fantasy and goes over the many subgenres, including natechlogy, space opera, and sword and sorcery. He forces you to ask yourself crucial questions about your own vel, and also offers practical advice on how to prepare and market your manuscript to publishers, editors, and agents. With this book as a guide, both vice and experienced writers can learn how to make their work both a literary and financial success. Learn about:
Crawford Kilian has been teaching and writing online since the 1980s. He developed Capilano University's first online writing course, as well as teaching how to write for multimedia and the web. Kilian has published over 20 books as well as hundreds of articles both in print and online. He is a contributing editor of The Tyee.ca, and runs numerous blogs. His Self-Counsel books include Writing for the Web, Writing Science Fiction & Fantasy, and Sell Your Nonfiction Book.