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Steven Barnes’s Writing Science Fiction Screenplays


A must-have video for any aspiring Sci-Fi writer.



Product Description


Creating new worlds takes more than a great imagination.

In this must-have video for any aspiring Sci-Fi writer, Stephen Barnes hands you the keys to creating the all-important audience “suspension of disbelief.”

Discussing great films such as Blade Runner, Children of Men, and Star Wars; Barnes draws upon diverse storytelling touchstones, including Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey,” to show how creating great Sci-Fi characters and plots are within your reach!

You’ll learn, among other things:

  • What are the three basic “games” of all Science Fiction?
  • What are the two universal questions asked in all Sci-Fi stories?
  • Which eight fields of study should every Sci-Fi writer be conversant with?
  • Why should your audience’s emotional response be paramount?


About Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes has 20 novels in print and has written for Twilight Zone, Andromeda, Stargate SG-I and Baywatch.