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September 11th, 2001, 06:16 PM
Hello everyone.
I am probably one of the youngest and newest members of this forum. All my life I have loved reading Fantasy fiction. Ironically, I recently have been given the option of writing a small book about a fantasy world for my senior project. In my project I have to show a learning stretch from what I know to what I am attempting to accomplish. My stretch, consequenly, is writing a small fantasy book. I was wondering if there might be anyone interested in "coaching" me in this task (since the project calls for a mentor)...


Steven Savile
September 12th, 2001, 01:26 PM
I'd be willing to help out. If you teacher needs certain credentials to pass muster, I'll email you my publishing credits, 6 books, including Star Wars and Jurassic Park II adpatations, edited a collection of Fritz Leiber's horror stories and recently sold the rights to my first massmarket fantasy novel. I don't know how much time I can dedicate to the task, but if it is simply a case of reading your work, exchanging emails to help you develop your ideas, going over things such as mythic structure (have you read Joseph Campbell's Man With A Thousand Faces, or Christopher Vogels title on mythic structure? Steve Savile

September 12th, 2001, 06:02 PM
That is exactly what I would need. Just someone with experience who can point me in the right direction. I have not read either of two books you have mentioned. My email is heavenlyknight98@hotmail.com If you will, email me your "resume" (It can only benefit the cause). I will respond to your email with the details of the project. Thanks!

September 12th, 2001, 06:09 PM
That would be great. I posted a long reply to what you wrote, but it didn't show up..grr! Oh well, please send me an email at
In your email, it won't hurt to put your "resume"..

Thanks for your help!

Steven Savile
September 14th, 2001, 04:13 AM
Dropped you an email, hope you got it okay - lets get to work http://www.sffworld.com/ubb/smile.gif