News and information for the working fantasy and speculative fiction author. Genre: The Jargon and Slang of the Fantastic - SFWA BlogFantasy Fiction and the Danger of Swords - Tor Inspiration: Anniversary Gifts: From Medieval Wreaths to Modern Getaways - Ancient Origins General: "Show Don't Tell" What Do They Mean? - ProWritingAid Blog
WonderbookJeff VendermeerIllustrated Edition 2018ISBN: 978-1419729669 This week's fantasy and speculative fiction craft book is Wonderbook by Jeff Vandermeer. If there was an encyclopedia about how to write fiction, this is it - and it's illustrated. Wonderbook is probably not a book you'll read from beginning to end but one you'll refer to time and again … Continue reading Book Recommendation: Wonderbook
This week's collection of resources for writers of fantasy and speculative literature: Genre: Choosing Naval Tactics for Your Pre-Gunpowder World - at MythcreantsGood Science Makes for Good Science Fiction - BookBabyCopyright Filing Alert from the SFWA General: Getting--and Interpreting--A Reader's "Thought Map" of your Book - BookBaby
Roundup of articles for the working writers of speculative literature.