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RESOURCES FOR SCI-FI AND FANTASY WRITERS

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Level Up Your Novel

MAKING MYTHS AND MAGIC

It's time to get that fantastic world that's been stuck in your head onto paper! Whether you're starting your first or tenth novel, Making Myths and Magic is for you.

Written by fantasy author Shelly Campbell and developmental editor Allison Alexander, Making Myths and Magic: A Field Guide to Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels inspires and engages you to grow in your craft. Within these pages, you'll learn how to tackle structure, dialogue, tropes, mythology, magic systems, languages, and more.

"ALLISON'S KNOWLEDGE OF STORY STRUCTURE AND HER KEEN SENSE OF PACING HELPED ME BREAK MY STRUGGLING MANUSCRIPT DOWN TO ITS BONES AND REBUILD IT."

- Shelly Campbell -

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Manuscript Critique

A manuscript critique involves assessing your novel for structure, tension, worldbuilding, and more.

SERVICES

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Developmental Editing

Developmental editing is a manuscript critique+, as it includes detailed comments in the margins.

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Line/Stylistic
Editing

Stylistic editing ensures your novel is clear, concise, and a pleasant experience to read at a line level.

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Pull up a chair

The Worldbuilder's Tavern is a bi-weekly podcast for writers, dungeon masters, and creatives. Allison and her two co-hosts dig into sci-fi and fantasy shows, movies, and books, discussing their worldbuilding and how you can apply useful techniques to your own stories.

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