Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life
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BeschreibungIn "Sometimes the Magic Works," "New York Times" bestselling author Terry Brooks shares his secrets for creating unusual, memorable fiction. Spanning topics from the importance of daydreaming to the necessity of writing an outline, from the fine art of "showing" instead of merely "telling" to creating believable characters who make readers care what happens to them, Brooks draws upon his own experiences, hard lessons learned, and delightful discoveries made in creating the beloved Shannara and Magic Kingdom of Landover series, The Word and The Void trilogy, and the bestselling "Star Wars" novel "The Phantom Menace."
In addition to being a writing guide, "Sometimes the Magic Works" is Terry Brooks's self-portrait of the artist. "If you don't think there is magic in writing, you probably won't write anything magical," says Brooks. This book offers a rare opportunity to peer into the mind of (and learn a trick or two from) one of fantasy fiction's preeminent magicians.
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 14 bis 18 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 210 Seiten