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Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Lit Starts) : A Book of Writing Prompts

Part of the Lit Starts series
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A fill-in book from the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, authors of the best-selling 642 Things series Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto.

Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy starts with a foreword by author Dorothy Hearst, who offers pointers for writing speculative fiction and inventing fantastic new worlds.

The rest of the book consists of prompts and space to write, providing opportunities to consider the rules that govern your imagined universe.

Among other ideas, you’ll explore the various aspects of world-building by:writing a timeline of the history of your imagined placedescribing what the inhabitants of your world look likedetailing transportation from city to city or planet to planetfiguring out who’s in charge and whether or not they should be  Perfectly sized to take to a café, on vacation, or on your morning commute, this book is designed for practicing your creative writing a little bit at a time.  Special FeaturesPaperback with textured cover stock, flaps, and a lay-flat bindingAdvice from a published writer, followed by fill-in prompts and space to writePart of the Lit Start series, a collection of single-subject writing prompt books by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto  Check out the other books in this series: Writing Action, Writing Character, Writing Dialogue, Writing Humor, and Memoir.

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Product Details
Abrams Noterie
1419741373 / 9781419741371
Paperback / softback
United States
96 pages
134 x 202 mm, 550 grams