Writer's Digest Flip Dictionary
New in Paper! Featuring an introduction by megabestselling author Terry Brooks, The Writer's Complete Fantasy Reference is an 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 this genre exciting and imaginative. Using comprehensive lists, charts, illustrations, and timelines, writers can access complete information on: pagan orders, secret societies, witchcraft and magic; profiles of ancient European, South American and Far Eastern civilizations; medieval trades, occupations, laws and punishments; dragons, kelpies, naiads and other creatures of myth and fantasy; legendary races, including elves, dwarfs, giants and more; a detailed "anatomy of a castle," describing the forms and functions of everything from barbicans to trebuchets. This one-of-a-kind guide also offers advice on style and structure, with tips on how to weave these elements into a narrative that is compelling, fresh and wildly fantastic. The perfect reference for fans of the increasingly popular fantasy genre. Includes an introduction by Terry Brooks, author of the #1 national bestseller Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. s an introduction by Terry Brooks, author of the #1 national bestseller Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.
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Review: Flip DictionaryUser Review - Theresa - Goodreads
I know this isn't an actual reading type book but I refer to it so much that I probably have 'read' completely. In fact I've had to reglue my copy to keep the pages from falling out. I recommend this ... Read full review
Review: Flip DictionaryUser Review - Heather - Goodreads
A backwards dictionary! I checked this out from the library and now it's (sadly) time to give it back. This thing is so freaking cool and unique that I have to buy a copy to keep as a reference at home. Read full review