A Guide to Fantasy Literature

A Guide to Fantasy Literature

Thoughts on Stories of Wonder & Enchantment

By Philip Martin

Crickhollow Books, Paperback, 9781933987040, 147pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2009

ide-ranging look at the magic of fantasy stories like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and the Narnia series, and why they are so popular.

About the Author
Philip Martin is a folklorist, award-winning author of books on cultural traditions, and an indie-press book editor of fiction and nonfiction, especially instructional guides for writers. (A previous edition of this book, The Writer's Guide to Fantasy Literature, sold over 5,000 copies to the book trade.) Previously acquisitions editor for The Writer Books, connected with The Writer magazine, he is currently series editor of an annual anthology on craft and career for writers, The New Writer's Handbook, and directs Great Lakes Literary, a publishing consulting firm in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.