St James Guide To Science Fiction Writers

Author: Jay P. Pederson
Publisher: St James Press
Size: 13.19 MB
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Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of prominent science-fiction authors, written by subject experts.

St James Guide To Fantasy Writers

Author: David Pringle
Publisher: New York : St. James Press
ISBN: 9781558622050
Size: 64.57 MB
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Concise discussions of the lives and principal works of writers of various forms of fantasy, including heroic fantasy, sword and sorcery, humorous fantasy, adult fairy tales and fables, and children's fantasies still popular with adults. Written by subject experts.

St James Guide To Horror Ghost Gothic Writers

Author: David Pringle
Publisher: St James Press
Size: 47.99 MB
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Provides background information and a critical evaluation of authors of horror, ghost and gothic fiction, and lists each author's works in these fields and in other genres.

Historical Dictionary Of Science Fiction Literature

Author: Brian M. Stableford
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810849389
Size: 30.96 MB
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This reference tracks the development of speculative fiction influenced by the advancement of science and the idea of progress from the eighteenth century to the present day. The major authors and publications of the genre and significant subgenres are covered. Additionally there are entries on fields of science and technology which have been particularly prolific in provoking such speculation. The list of acronyms and abbreviations, the chronology covering the literature from the 1700s through the present, the introductory essay, and the dictionary entries provide science fiction novices and enthusiasts as well as serious writers and critics with a wonderful foundation for understanding the realm of science fiction literature. The extensive bibliography that includes books, journals, fanzines, and websites demonstrates that science fiction literature commands a massive following.

Typewriter In The Sky

Author: L. Ron Hubbard
Publisher: Galaxy Press LLC
ISBN: 1592121365
Size: 65.25 MB
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Modern man Mike de Wolf gets stranded in a pirate adventure being written by his friend Horace Hackett and finds himself fighting for his life as the villainous Miguel de Lobo, while trying to figure out how to extricate himself from Horace's fatal plot.

Now Write Science Fiction Fantasy And Horror

Author: Laurie Lamson
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: 039916555X
Size: 64.58 MB
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This fifth installment in the Now Write! writing-guide series presents speculative fiction-writing exercises from Harlan Ellison, Piers Anthony, Ramsey Campbell and others to help aspiring writers craft a horror, fantasy or science fiction novel that is anything but ordinary. Original.

Guide To Reference Materials For School Library Media Centers

Author: Barbara Ripp Safford
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085451
Size: 16.36 MB
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Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.