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"Comprehensive, with much advice on historical settings, weapons, combat, world building and such, and fantasy writers can profit by it."
- Piers Anthony, Author of the Xanth Series -
I love the down to earth methods of writing the authors present. Oh, there are some typos and such errors, but the information they provide either present items I know, and now... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kelly Jeau G. Larson
Here is a breakdown of this guide - this is not a novel, so there are no such things as *spoilers* here:
Chapter 1 - Roots of Fantasy - a brief history of Fantasy... Read more
It's a resource. There is a real collection of resource material here. A few spelling mistakes made my view of the material drop, but a lot of time was put into it, and it will... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Aaron Gerber
***NOTE MY REVIEWS OFTEN CONTAIN SPOILERS***
I found this book to be excellent. It brings together a variety of writers with different takes and views on how to write things. Read more
Ive had a few books that help me with technical writing but they often read like text books. This one is fun to read and focuses on my genre of choice.Published on June 28, 2010 by Cody J. Engstrom
This book is great for getting started. It's inspiring and provides a wide range of information which is very useful to keep all your writing-angles in check. Read morePublished on April 27, 2010 by Lauren M. Willier
That is not the cover and it includes a bit too much imformation, overwelming the reader with so many pages. Read morePublished on March 15, 2010
This book offers information that is hard to find anywhere else. I am glad I purchased it, but, as an editor, I noticed several errors and felt the level of editorial fine-tuning,... Read morePublished on November 25, 2009 by Janice Phelps Williams
To those out there: I just fninished reading the intro, and I got to the part on the gods. I have to highly disagree that writing about fake gods are fun, better than Christianity. Read morePublished on July 29, 2009