Seventh Star Press is proud to announce a new Kickstarter project to support the release of the Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by Bram Stoker Award-winning editor Michael Knost.
Here is the link to the Kickstarter Page where you can view a new short film from Allotrope Media that relates to this project and see the various levels of participation if you would like to help us make this book a reality.
Here is a brief description of the book and collaborators involved:
The Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy is a collection of essays and interviews with some of most influential names in the industry; each article covering a specific element of the craft of writing science fiction and fantasy. The collaborators in this wonderful anthology include:
Neil Gaiman — “Where Do You Get Your Ideas?”
Orson Scott Card — “On Rhetoric and Style.”
Lou Anders — “Nebulous Matters, or Speculations on Subgenre.”
Lucy Snyder — “Ursula K. LeGuin Talks About A Lifetime in the Craft.”
James Gunn — “Beginnings.”
George Zebrowski — “Middles.”
Jay Lake — “Endings.”
Nayad Monroe — “Tim Powers Talks About Writing Supernatural Awe and More.”
Pam Sargent — “Talking Too Much, or Not Enough: Dialogue in Science Fiction and Fantasy.”
G. Cameron Fuller –– “How Alien the Alien: A Primer on Viewpoint.”
Nancy Kress — “The Green-Skinned Zorn Laughed With Grief: Character and Emotion in Science Fiction and Fantasy.”
Harry Turtledove — “Alternate History: the How-To of What Might Have Been.”
Jude-Marie Green— “Larry Niven Talks About the Collaborative Process.”
Joe Haldeman — “Hemingway Talks About Writing.”
Nisi Shawl — “Unbending Gender.”
Alan Dean Foster — “Reverse Engineering: Writing Novelizations.”
Alethea Kontis — “Kevin J. Anderson Talks About Spin-off Novels and Prequels.”
Elizabeth Bear –– “Tactics of Worldbuilding.”
Jackie Gamber–“Ann Vandermeer Talks About Weird Fiction”
Michael Knost — Short fiction editors Ellen Datlow, Stanley Schmidt, Gordon Van Gelder, James Patrick Kelly, Mike Resnick, and John Joseph Adams discuss what they are looking for when reading submissions.