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Author Piziks, Steven.

Title Writing the paranormal novel : techniques and exercises for weaving supernatural elements into your story / by Steven Harper.

Edition [First edition].
Publication Info. Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2011.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  808.3873 PIZ    AVAILABLE
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Description 265 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Part I. Gathering the elements: the nature of the paranormal; elements and elementals; the paranormal at large; seeking the paranormal; the paradox of cliches -- Part II. Summoning the characters: supernatural characters; magic and the super hero; keeping it real -- Part III. Casting the words: thinking big and small: arc, plot, and subplot; fight scenes and flashbacks: how to handle paranormal pacing; language and dialogue; paranormal polish; the real challenges -- Part IV. Banishing the book: the reality; destruction and creation.
Subject Paranormal fiction -- Authorship.
Paranormal fiction -- Technique.
ISBN 9781599631349 (alk. paper)
1599631342 (alk. paper)
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