The author writes it and submits. The editor considers it, then takes it on. In their words, both sides of this relationship share their takes on the process of bringing a debut novel to life.
Noted fantasy author Terry Brooks talks about working with George Lucas on the novelization of The Phantom Menace and about the joy of writing.
After 13 months of hand-selling his book from town to town, Christopher Paolini is vaulting to publishing stardom with a marketing savvy beyond his years.
You've always dreamed of writing science fiction and fantasy tales that pull readers into extraordinary new worlds and fantastic conflicts. Best-selling author Orson Scott Card shows you how to develop the "rules" of time, space and magic that affect your world and its inhabitants.
Not all fiction attempts to mimic reality. Successful nonmimetic fiction employs the strange, the surreal and exaggeration to make its point.