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ERIC Number: ED116206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 177
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Notes to a Science Fiction Writer.
Bova, Ben
This book deals with short-story writing only and concentrates on the science fiction short story. The book is written by the editor of "Analog Science Fiction Magazine" and is intended for those people who are interested in writing science fiction. The 14 chapters discuss such topics as the theory of chapter, practicing chapter writing, the theory of background, practicing background writing, the theory of conflict, practicing conflict writing, the theory of plot, and practicing plot writing, Four short stories, "Fifteen Miles,""Men of Good Will,""Stars, Won't You Hide Me?" and "The Shining Ones," are included in this book as examples of good writing. (TS)
Charles Scribner's Sons, 597 Fifth Ave., New York, New York 10017 ($6.95 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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