Category Archives: Worldbuilding

Managing Complexity in Worldbuilding: Magic

Worldbuilding is a complex part of storytelling, at least for those looking to write fantasy and science fiction. And the complexity of that world, namely how much it differs from our current world, can be a great blessing for your … Continue reading

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How to Use the Story Set-Ups–Part Two

In this post, I described four set-ups for stories involving a “supernatural element” (includes everything from an entire fantasy world to a single object; also includes science fiction elements from alien planets to advanced technology). That post primarily dealt with … Continue reading

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How to Use the Story Set-Ups–Part One

In this post, I described four set-ups for stories involving a “supernatural element” (includes everything from an entire fantasy world to a single object; also includes science fiction elements from alien planets to advanced technology). That post primarily dealt with … Continue reading

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Story Set-Ups

I’m determined to start posting writing “articles” again, for whoever cares (even if it’s just me), and I chose one at random that I thought might fit with the New Year. It concerns the intros of fantasy/sci-fi stories, particularly how … Continue reading

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World Shape Questions

Fantasy fiction is huge right now, and it happens to be my favorite genre. And one of my favorite elements of fantasy fiction is worldbuilding–the creation and detailing of a fictional and invented world. This may be an entire universe … Continue reading

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