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Writing the Science Fiction Film

Grant, Robert

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ISBN 10: 1615931368 / ISBN 13: 9781615931361
Published by Michael Wiese Productions
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Title: Writing the Science Fiction Film

Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Fine

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Science fiction is by far the most powerful genre available to writers everywhere. It explores the human condition with a depth and complexity other genres cannot match, but it can also have tons of fun doing it! So how do you avoid the tired old tropes of the average sci-fi film and lift your story above the average? Well this book can help! Through it, you will learn...

  • The difference between science fiction and fantasy
  • Why you should be writing science fiction
  • How to find great story ideas
  • How to create memorable characters
  • How to construct solid plots
  • How to build fantastic worlds
  • The difference between 'right science' and 'lazy science'
  • Making sure you get the science right
  • How to craft sparkling dialogue
  • How to invent alien peoples, languages and cultures
...and so much more! If you want to write movies then there are lots of books out there to choose from. If you want to write science fiction movies, then you need Writing the Science Fiction Film.

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Writing the Science Fiction Film describes the kinds of stories that work best as science fiction, explores the parameters of the science fiction genre, and shows what science fiction can offer to writers that other genres cannot.

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