I love a good creation myth. Don’t you? It’s one of the things that makes Fantasy great and also gives a story a truly robust feel. Even… Read more “World building with mythology”
Category: World Building
World Building and Big Cities/Small Communities
Hello writing friends! I hope you are well on this last day of August. I don’t know about you, but I can already tell that the northern… Read more “World Building and Big Cities/Small Communities”
Saying ‘I do’ and writing
It’s only February, but my fiance and I are already thinking about November because that is when we’re getting married! It seems like it’s a long way… Read more “Saying ‘I do’ and writing”
World Building: Inventing a History for a Nation
Have you ever had someone tell you that writing fantasy is easy? We all know that’s not true. World building in the fantasy genre is an intensive and time-consuming process.
World Building: Designing a Military Unit
Creating a new world means thinking about all the little layers that create a society–including the people who protect that way of life. One of the steps on my journey to a new novel is designing a military unit.
World Building: How Sayings Define a People
A friend of mine went to Cuba last year. When she came back, she downloaded her experience to me over lunch. Of course, I loved hearing about… Read more “World Building: How Sayings Define a People”
World Building: Weapons Research
One of the best parts about inventing a new world, particularly a world on the edge of revolution, is having the chance to develop the military operations… Read more “World Building: Weapons Research”