• The Fantasy Fiction Formula

  • By: Deborah Chester
  • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

There's more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing a new type of magic. From the writing of strong, action-packed scenes to the creation of dynamic, multi-dimensional characters, fantasy author Deborah Chester guides novices and intermediate writers through a step-by-step process of story construction. Whether offering tips on how to test a plot premise or survive what she calls the dark dismal middle, Chester shares the techniques she uses in writing her own novels. Examples drawn from both traditional and urban fantasy illustrate her nuts-and-bolts approach to elemental story design.  

With a foreword by New York Times best-selling author Jim Butcher, who studied writing in Chester's classes at the University of Oklahoma, The Fantasy Fiction Formula delivers a practical, proven approach to writing fantasy like a pro.

©2016 Deborah Chester (P)2020 Tantor

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As solid a resource as I’ve found!

Like Brandon Sanderson’s online lectures, I believe this is a critical bit of learning that any aspiring writers should take part in. Worth ever penny!