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Do you know what a murder hole is?

Or why a chimera is three times worse than most monsters?

What would be better for storming castles, a trebuchet or a kopesh?

To find the answers to these questions, you need this fascinating guide to transport yourself to fantasy's mysterious worlds. Featuring an introduction by mega-best-selling author Terry Brooks, the Writer's Complete Fantasy Reference reveals the facts behind the fantasy, giving you the details you need to make your fiction vibrant, captivating and original.

From classic medieval witchcraft to ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, every chapter will spark your creativity. An invaluable resource, it will also help you fill your writing with inventive new ideas rooted in accurate descriptions of the world's most intriguing legends, folklore and mysticism.

Take this guide, venture into the fantastic, and create magical realms alive with detail. Great stories await you

Synopsis:

This reference book provides A-to-Z coverage of the realm of the fantastic, offering writers of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and historical fiction vivid and detailed descriptions of the legendary humans, animals, societies, and religions that make the genre exciting and imaginative.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582970264
Editor:
Writer's Digest Books
Introduction:
Brooks, Terry
Introduction by:
Brooks, Terry
Introduction:
Brooks, Terry
Editor:
Writer's Digest
Editor:
Writer's Digest Books
Author:
Writer's Digest Books
Publisher:
Writer's Digest Books
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Genre Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Series Volume:
no. A-133
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
277
Dimensions:
8.90x5.93x.80 in. .92 lbs.

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