New Book & Panel: Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

Announcing a New Now Write! Book: Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

NowWriteSFF+HorrorFrontNow Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises From Today’s Best Writers and Teachers is due out February 20, 2014 from Tarcher/Penguin.  Available for presale now.

A fascinating array of contributors shared their insight and exercises for this 5th volume in the Now Write! series.

“I focused on the genres rather than a particular medium for this book. That allowed me to include fiction and nonfiction authors, screenwriters, TV writers, comic book writers, even a few poets.” Laurie Lamson, editor

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 3:15PM – NOW WRITE! SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND HORROR CONTRIBUTOR PANEL AT THE GENRE-LA WRITERS CONFERENCE.

IT’S A PAID EVENT BUT OUR PANEL IS FREE – SEE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE POSTER.

As part of a weekend devoted to speculative genre writing, four Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror contributors will discuss aspects of genre writing, and offer a sneak preview of their exercises:

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EEKing– Elizabeth Eve King (“Fact Into Fiction”exercise from Building Worlds chapter).

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– Sara B. Cooper (“Bump In The Night”exercise from High Stakes and Terror chapter).

JohnSkippJohn Skipp (“The Choreography of Violence” from Scene Construction and Style chapter.)

Devorah-Cutler-RubensteinDevorah Cutler-Rubenstein (“Giving Sentience to Ordinary Objects…” exercise from Theme and Meaning chapter).