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    DescriptionHere you will find the collective experience of three writers and editors distilled into a complete guide to writing science fiction. Separate chapters cover Idea, Plot, Character, Background, Science, Tragedy, and Comedy. Twelve stories, each a first sale by its author, illustrate the main points of the book. A foreword by Isaac Asimov gives an overall look at the task of becoming an SF writer, and an appendix by the editors explains exactly how to prepare a manuscript for publication.


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    Title
    On Writing Science Fiction
    Subtitle
    The Editors Strike Back
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George H Scithers, By (author) Darrell Schweitzer, By (author) John M Ford, Foreword by Isaac Asimov
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 236
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781880448786
    ISBN 10: 1880448785
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    BIC subject category V2: JNU, CBW
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24870
    BIC subject category V2: CBV
    DC21: 801.95
    DC22: 801.95
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Wildside Press
    Imprint name
    Wildside Press
    Publication date
    19 December 1981
    Publication City/Country
    Rockville, MD