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The Resource Wonderbook : the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction, Jeff VanderMeer

Wonderbook : the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction, Jeff VanderMeer

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Wonderbook : the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction
Title
Wonderbook
Title remainder
the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction
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Jeff VanderMeer
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Language
eng
Summary
Wonderbook has become the definitive guide to writing science fiction and fantasy by offering an accessible, example-rich approach that emphasizes the importance of playfulness as well as pragmatism. It also exploits the visual nature of genre culture and employs bold, full-color drawings, maps, renderings, and visualizations to stimulate creative thinking. On top of all that, the book features sidebars and essays from some of the biggest names working in the field today, including George R. R. Martin, Lev Grossman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, and Karen Joy Fowler. For the fifth anniversary of the original publication, Jeff VanderMeer has added an additional 50 pages of diagrams, illustrations, and writing exercises creating the ultimate volume of inspiring advice that is also a stunning and inspiring object. Jeff VanderMeer is the author of more than 20 books and a two-time winner of the World Fantasy Award. His books have made the year's-best lists of Publishers Weekly, LA Weekly, the Washington Post, Amazon, the San Francisco Chronicle, and many more. He is the cofounder and codirector of Shared Worlds, a unique writing camp for teenagers, and has taught at Clarion, the world's premiere fantasy/sci-fi workshop for adults. VanderMeer is based in Tallahassee, Florida
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"This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object. Employing an accessible, example-rich approach, Wonderbook energizes and motivates while also providing practical, nuts-and-bolts information needed to improve as a writer. Aimed at aspiring and intermediate-level writers, Wonderbook includes helpful sidebars and essays from some of the biggest names in fantasy today, such as George R. R. Martin, Lev Grossman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Catherynne M. Valente, and Karen Joy Fowler, to name a few"--
Award
Locus Award for Best Nonfiction/Related/Reference Book, 2014.
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Midwest
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VanderMeer, Jeff,
Dewey number
808.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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True
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  • English language
  • Creative writing (Higher education)
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adult
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the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction
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Wonderbook : the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction, Jeff VanderMeer
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multicolored
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1 online resource.
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  • online
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9781613124635
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia.
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MWT12463732
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12463732
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wonderbook : the illustrated guide to creating imaginative fiction, Jeff VanderMeer
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12463732
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613124635
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12463732
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12463732
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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