A thousand thank you’s to Virginia for the wonderful and insightful review of AFWH! I don’t feel worthy of your words and rating!
As Virginia says in her review, she’s not THAT big a fan of writing fantasy, yet she found 18 reasons to read the book. I never appreciated there were that many!
Thank you again! Please do check out Virginia’s brilliant website. It’s filled with more book reviews and the work of her grandfather who sounded like a truly fascinating man.
Genre: Authorship, Authorship Reference, Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing
- ASIN: B07RR37H9K
Print Length: 275 pages
Publication Date: June 12, 2019
Source: Author request
Title Link: A Fantasy Writers’ Handbook
‘A Fantasy Writers’ Handbook’ provides detailed guidance on the pillars of storytelling as well as aspects of writing that rarely feature in other books, such as writing fight scenes and world-building. At times the focus shifts away from the technical elements and considers the philosophies behind writing, ways to help you maintain focus, and methods of battling the demons of doubt that forever loom over our shoulders.
Section two explores the thriving genre of fantasy and the many facets that make it what it is, before looking at the histories of our world that so often inspire our fantasy tales.
The final part looks at…
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