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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Laurie Lamson, author of Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Laurie Lamson, author of Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
(Tarcher/Penguin)

“Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror” is the fifth volume in the acclaimed Now Write! series of writing guides published by Tarcher/Penguin.

“Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror” offers a rare and revealing look at the writing secrets of speculative genre masters like Harlan Ellison®, Piers Anthony, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, Aimee Bender, writers of The Twilight Zone, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more.

“Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror” provides a full toolkit for beginning and experienced speculative genre writers seeking to generate unusual ideas, craft an engaging alternate reality, flesh out enthralling villains, aliens and monsters, or develop a blood-curdling twist ending.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror”?

Laurie Lamson: The “Now Write!” series was started by my aunt, Sherry Ellis, with the first volume, which came out in 2006. While she was working on “Now Write! Nonfiction”, I proposed the idea of a “Now Write!” about screenwriting. She invited me to collaborate and we co-edited “Now Write! Screenwriting“. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Laurie Lamson, author of Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror