Wonderbook has become the definitive guide to writing science fiction and fantasy by offering an accessible, example-rich approach that emphasises the importance of playfulness as well as pragmatism.
It also exploits the visual nature of genre culture and employs bold, full-colour drawings, maps, renderings, and visualisations 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 32 pages of diagrams, illustrations, and writing exercises creating the ultimate volume of inspiring advice that is also a stunning and inspiring object.
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