Wonderbook, Revised and Expanded by Jeff VanderMeer audiobook

Wonderbook, Revised and Expanded: The Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction

By Jeff VanderMeer
Read by Ryan Burke , Tanya Eby , and Adam Verner

Brilliance Audio 9781419729669
13.14 Hours 1
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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. 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 writing exercises, creating the ultimate volume of inspiring advice .

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Summary

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. 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 writing exercises, creating the ultimate volume of inspiring advice .

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Wonderbook is one of the best books about writing I’ve ever read or experienced.” Nnedi Okorafor, author of the Binti and Akata Witch series
“Aspiring writers of imaginative fiction—whether science fiction, fantasy, or other kinds—are in for a treat.” SPACE.com
“There’s one book that every speculative fiction writer should read to learn about proper world-building: Wonderbook by Jeff VanderMeer. This handy how-to guide deserves a spot on your writer’s bookshelf.” Bustle

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Author

Author Bio: Jeff VanderMeer

Author Bio: Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer is an award-winning novelist and editor. He has twice won the World Fantasy Award and has been a finalist for the Hugo Award, Philip K. Dick Award, International Horror Guild Award, British Fantasy Award, Bram Stoker Award, Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and the World Fantasy Award. His fiction has appeared in the Library of America’s American Fantastic Tales and in multiple anthologies. His recent books have made the year’s best books lists of Publishers Weekly, San Francisco Chronicle, and Amazon.com. He writes nonfiction for the Washington Post, New York Times Book Review, Los Angeles Times, and the Guardian, among others. He grew up in the Fiji Islands and now lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 13.14
Audience: Adult
Language: English