Antoine Bandele - Author of TJ Young and the Orishas
"Comprehensive yet concise! Unlike other world-building books that merely present advice in a vacuum, Making Myths and Magic shows the practical way to take foggy ideas and turn them into concrete action. This is an easy pick up for all speculative fiction authors and writers out there."
Do you daydream about dragons, robots, and time-travelling shenanigans?
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 was written for you.
Fantasy author Shelly Campbell and editor Allison Alexander have teamed up to provide a comprehensive resource, distilling the information they’ve learned from years in the publishing industry. To keep you inspired and engaged as you grow in your craft, they take a deep dive through science fiction and fantasy novels, movies, and TV shows. Within these pages, you’ll learn how to tackle structure, dialogue, tropes, mythology, magic systems, languages, and more.