Creating Fictional Governing Systems

Creating Fictional Governing Systems

Creating (And Breaking) Rules Last week I posted a blog on creating fictional societies using the cause-and-effect method. This week we’ll be discussing how to create fictional governing systems.  This will be a two-part blog (at least) so be sure to join my...
Creating Fictional Societies With Cause & Effect

Creating Fictional Societies With Cause & Effect

In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing how to create fictional societies from scratch by using the cause-and-effect method. When I first started writing fantasy, I focused more on the plot than the worldbuilding—mostly because I had no idea how to world-build. ...
Worldbuilding Basics: Fantasy VS Reality

Worldbuilding Basics: Fantasy VS Reality

Creating Fantasy Worlds—Without Throwing Out Facts Worldbuilding for fantasy stories is a lot of fun. You get to put all sorts of interesting places, creatures, cultures, and technology in your stories. Not to mention, you can bend the laws of nature without...
Worldbuilding As A Creator

Worldbuilding As A Creator

Worldbuilding As A Creator Today’s blog is the last post in The Three Types Of Worldbuilders series I’ve been doing. If you’ve been enjoying this series and you’d like to stay updated every time I post a new blog, then please join my newsletter! So far we’ve covered...
Worldbuilding As A Storyteller

Worldbuilding As A Storyteller

The 3 Types Of Worldbuilders Continued Two weeks ago, I made a blog about the 3 types of worldbuilders. Last week I covered Planners, and this week we’ll be talking about Storytellers! What Is A Storyteller? A Storyteller is a writer who puts their plot,...
Worldbuilding As A Planner

Worldbuilding As A Planner

The 3 Types Of Worldbuilders: Planners Last week, I published a blog on worldbuilding that introduced the 3 types of worldbuilders: Planners, Storytellers, and Creators. Once you know what type of worldbuilder you are, it’s easier to know what to do or avoid when...
The 3 Types Of Worldbuilders

The 3 Types Of Worldbuilders

What is worldbuilding? What is the first thing that comes to mind when I say “worldbuilding”? Maybe it’s a world, or a single location where a story takes place. Perhaps it’s the small details that seem to bring a story world to life, or the large ones that appear to...
Story Worlds: The Beginning Of An Adventure

Story Worlds: The Beginning Of An Adventure

Why Do We Love Stories? Do you love stories? I certainly do. When I was a little girl, my mother read all sorts of things to me. Fairytales, fables, mysteries… I loved it all!  And that inspired my love for reading, and eventually, storytelling. What is it about...