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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction - a book by Card, Orson Scott

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

How to Create Out-Of-This-World Novels and Short Stories

Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction( )
Author: Card, Orson Scott
Writer's Digest Staff,
Athans, Philip
Lake, Jay
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:F&W Media, Incorporated
Imprint:Writer's Digest Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction will guide you through the complex and compelling universe of fantasy and science fiction writing and help you unleash your stories on the next generation of readers and fans.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.125 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Card, Orson Scott (Author)
Orson Scott Byron Walley Card, was born in 1951 and studied theater at Brigham Young University. He received his B.A. in 1975 and his M.A. in English in 1981. He wrote plays during that time, including Stone Tables (1973) and the musical, Father, Mother, Mother and Mom (1974).

A Mormon, Scott served a two-year mission in Brazil before starting work as a journalist in Utah. He also designed games at Lucas Film Games, 1989-92. He is best known for his science fiction novels, including the popular Ender series. Well known titles include A Planet Called Treason (1979), Treasure Box (1996), and Heartfire (1998). He has also written the guide called How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy (1990).

His novel Ender's Game and its sequel Speaker for the Dead, both won Hugo and Nebula awards, making Card the only author to win both prizes in consecutive years. His titles Shadows in Flight, Ruins and Ender's Game made The New York Times Best Seller List. He is also the author of The First Formic War Series, which includes the titles Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, and Earth Awakens.


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