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Books on how to write sf:

  • Bova, Ben. Notes to a Scienc e Fiction Writer. Scribners, 1975.
  • Bretnor, Reginald, ed. The Craft of Science Fiction. Harper and Row, 1976.
  • de Camp, L. Sprague and Catherine C. Science Fiction Handbook, Revised. Owlswick, 1975.
  • Card, Orson Scott. How To Write Science Fiction and Fantasy. Cincinnati: Writers Digest, 1990.
  • Costello, Matthew J. How To Write Science Fiction. [The Paragraph House Writers Series] NY: Paragon House, 1992. 144pp. ISBN 1-55778-473-6
  • Doctorow, Cory and Karl Schroeder The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Science Fiction
  • Dozois, Gardner, Tina Lee, Stanley Schmidt, Ian Randal Strock & Shelia Williams. Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. 264pp.
  • Esbach, Lloyd, ed. Of Worlds Beyond. Advent, 1947.(?)
  • Evans, Christopher. Writing Science Fiction. London: A & C Black, 1988.
  • Gerrold, David. Worlds of Wonder: How to Write Science fiction and Fantasy. Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 2001. 246pp.
  • Kilian, Crawford Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy (Self-Counsel Press, 1998.) (Canadian)
  • Knight, Damon. Creating Short Fiction. Wri ter's Digest Books, 1981.
  • Koontz, Dean. Writing Popular Fiction. Wr iter's Digest Books, 1972.
  • Longyear, Barry. Science Fiction Writer's Workshop -- I. Owlswick, 1980.
  • Rusch, Kristine Kathryn & Dean Wesley Smith. Science Fiction Writers of America Handbook: The Professional Writer's Guide to Writing Professionally. Eugene OR: Pulphouse, 1990.
  • Science Fic tion Writers of America. Writing and Selling Science Fiction. Writer's Digest Books, 1976.
  • Scithers, George, et al. On W riting Science Fiction. Owlswick, 1981.
  • Silverberg, Robert. Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder: Exploring The Craft of Science Fiction
  • Spinrad, Norman. Staying Alive. Norfolk: Donning Co, 1982.
  • Williamson, J. N., ed. How To Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy, And Science Fiction. Writers Digest Books


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