Category: Worldbuilding 101

Always Remember that it’s CHARACTERS that Drive Your Story

Always Remember that it’s CHARACTERS that Drive Your Story

I found myself stuck in an outlining rut the other day. I’m about at my typical point of being stuck at the first major plot hole, roughly 15,000 words in. Go figure. Happens EVERY time I get to this point. I’m a bit of a plantser when it comes to writing. I work off of […]

April 7, 2017
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Worldbuilding 101: Blending Fantasy & Technology

Worldbuilding 101: Blending Fantasy & Technology

One of the most exciting things about writing (and reading) fantasy books is the interplay between reality and the fantastical. One of my favorite aspects is seeing how technology is impacted by magic or some other fantasy element. Obviously, this is something that can be handled however you like, but there are a few scenarios […]

February 24, 2017
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Worldbuilding 101: Using Maps for Inspiration

Worldbuilding 101: Using Maps for Inspiration

I’ve never really been one to use maps as part of my world-building process. And then I was talking about my NaNo project with one of my very good friends, who happened (at the time) to be ogling a variety of maps he was toying around with for his own worldbuilding. Generating Maps is a Spectacular way […]

January 27, 2017
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