Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Exercises from Today’s Best Speculative Genre Writers & Teachers
I have an exercise about using fact in fiction for ideas.
It’s called Fact into Fiction
Contributors include Piers Anthony (legendary NYT bestseller – scifi & fantasy), Ramsey Campbell (horror ‘living legend’), William Nolan (sci-fi/fantasy ‘living legend’), Ursula K. LeGuin (legendary fantasy bestseller-reprint), Larry Niven (multi award-winning & best-selling sci-fi), Jack Ketchum (horror legend, multi-Bram Stoker winner), L.E. Modesitt Jr., (sci-fi & fantasy bestseller), Lisa Morton (Bram Stoker winner, screenwriter), John Skipp (horror writer & editor), and possibly Harlan Ellison (legendary sci-fi author/screenwriter-reprint), Mark Fergus (CHILDREN OF MEN & IRONMAN) and legendary graphic novelist Alan Moore.