The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction: Volume One - First Contact (The Complete Guide to Writing Series)

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Dragon Moon Press follows its highly successful Complete Guide to Writing Fantasy series with a comprehensive writer's guide on science fiction. The book leads the writer from the pitfalls and clichés of a first story to selling and promoting a novel, and the writing life beyond. Topics in this guide range from the history of SF to alien creation, world building, space travel, and future medicine ­ a perfect reference and writing guide for someone wishing to write science fiction. The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction is written by established professionals, contributors from other DMP guides, and up-and-coming talents: Jeanne Allen Bud Sparhawk Piers Anthony Michele Acker Milena Benini Bob Nailor Orson Scott Card Michael McRae Ian Irvine Tina Morgan Wil McCarthy Darin Park Simon Rose Kim Richards ...and introducing Carol Hightshoe

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David A. Law is a published writer/editor who also operates a software company for writers - Intellectus Enterprises. Dave is chairman of e-publisher, Virtual Tales, and editor for Flash Me Magazine. He lives in Calgary, Alberta.

Darin Park won the Publisher's Choice Award in Futures Magazine in 2001 for his story "The Devil, You Say?" Darin co-edited The Complete Guide to Writing Fantasy Volume One. Canadian born, Darin now lives in Australia.

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"The Complete Guide to Writing Fantasy is a broad compendium of advice and resource material developed and compiled by writers who understand the struggle involved in mastering the craft." ~Jacqueline Carey, Author Kushiel's Legacy trilogy

"In short, if you were going to look up 'experts' to talk to about some aspect of the world you are building, these are the people you'd ask." ~Moira Allen

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