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N K Jemisin Teaches Fantasy And Science Fiction Writing

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Teaches Fantasy and Science Fiction Writing

The winner of the Hugo Award for three consecutive years for her Broken Earth Trilogy, N. K. Jemisin has sold millions of books and created new cultures and histories. Now the acclaimed science fiction and fantasy writer is teaching you how to create a world from scratch, develop compelling characters, and get published. Build your craft and share your voice with inclusive fiction that reflects your experience.


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1. Meet Your Instructor: N. K. Jemisin
2. Elements of Worldbuilding
3. Macro-worldbuilding Exercise: Build Your World
4. Micro-worldbuilding: Conceiving the Culture and People
5. Micro-worldbuilding: Power Dynamics and Cultural Appropriation
6. Worldbuilding: Inventing Science and Magic
7. Worldbuilding: Research
8. Immersing Your Reader: Choosing a POV
9. The Psychology of Characters
10. Forget the Rugged Individual Archetype
11. The Hierarchy of Characterization: Demographics, Outer Life, and Inner Life
12. The Hierarchy of Characterization: The Character Arc
13. How to Publish Your Book: Seeking Publication
14. How to Find a Literary Agent
15. Surviving the Literary Marketplace
16. Writing While Marginalized

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