SCIENCE-FICTION HANDBOOK: THE WRITING OF IMAGINATIVE FICTION

De Camp, L. Sprague

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A very tight FINE copy in a FINE dust wrapper. Topics covered include a brief history the field, modern S F, markets & editors, fans, how to write imaginative fiction & what the life of the writer is like. Also includes brief sketches of current writers & editors (Asimov, Bradbury, Heinlein, Van Vogt & others), with several pages of comments (many funny) about L. Ron Hubbard & Dianetics. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: SCIENCE-FICTION HANDBOOK: THE WRITING OF ...
Publisher: Hermitage House
Publication Date: 1953
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.

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Book Description McGraw Hill Paperbacks, New York, 1977. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Don Simpson; Stephen Fabian; Jack Bozzi; Jim Sterenko; Roy G. Krenkel; Jim Cawthorn; George Barr; Tim Kirk; Jeff Jones; Jack Gaughan; Harry Douthwaite; (illustrator). First Printing - First Thus. (xiii) 220 pp. First Thus - revised edition. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with drawings by: Don Simpson; Stephen Fabian; Jack Bozzi; Jim Sterenko; Roy G. Krenkel; Jim Cawthorn; George Barr; Tim Kirk; Jeff Jones; Jack Gaughan; and Harry Douthwaite. The Chapters are: The World of Imaginative Fiction; Modern Imaginative Fiction; Editors and Publishers; Readers and Writers; Preparing for a Science Fiction Career; Those Crazy Ideas; Plotting an Imaginative Story; Writing an Imaginative Story; Selling an Imaginative Story; The Business Side of Writing; and And When You Have Arrived; followed by an index. Size: 8vo. Seller Inventory # 208268

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Book Description Owlswick Press, Philadelphia, 1975. Hardcover. Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket. First Edition Thus. Philadelphia: Owlswick Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0913896039 . First edition thus [with revised text]. 220 pages, illustrated [small black-and-white drawing at the head of each chapter], notes, bibliography, index. Fine copy in VG+ Dust Wrapper [scattered edgewear to the spine ends and front flap]. . Seller Inventory # 60460

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Book Description N.Y. Hermitage House.1953.first edition, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. cloth.tall 8vo.328 pages.very good copy.light chipping on spine and corners,a good DUST JACKET,original price present. the famous Author's Instruction to Writing,editing and Selling S-F. Seller Inventory # sep 12 124

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Book Description Owlswick Press, Philadelphia, 1975. Hardcover. First Edition Thus. Philadelphia: Owlswick Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1975. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0913896039 . First edition thus [with revised text]. 220 pages, illustrated [small black-and-white drawing at the head of each chapter], notes, bibliography, index. Near Fine or better copy [minor spine cocking] in Near Fine Dust Wrapper [scattered light wear to the folds]. . Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 71947

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