You have a story that  needs to be told.

What story do you wish to tell?

Where will your story take you?

 

 

Are you ready for this adventure?

Why Do We Love Stories?

What is it about stories that capture our attention and intrigue us so much? 

Is it the characters? Plot? Themes? The world-building? Or is it a mix of all four?

Stories that are well-written can transport us to different worlds, engulfing us in the lives and cultures of different characters until we feel as though we’re a part of these worlds.

A whispering forest, scorching desert, or dense jungle can become as real as the book in your hands with the right descriptions and rich world-building.

But creating a story world with complex characters, inspiring themes, and memorable worldbuilding can seem completely overwhelming! Especially for fantasy and sci-fi storytellers. 

With so many things to consider as you prepare to tell your story, there’s also the very important question of “where to begin?” which is what we’ll be answering on this blog.

So, let’s get started!

Worldbuilding As A Storyteller

Worldbuilding As A Storyteller

A Storyteller is a writer who puts their plot, characters, and even themes before worldbuilding. They may add some world-building as they write and are inspired, but other times storytellers will write a draft or two without thinking too deeply about the world their characters live in.

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...

Finding A Match: Making Your Dreams Reality

Finding A Match: Making Your Dreams Reality

Not By Accident Following your dreams isn’t easy. It requires hard work and a lot of planning.  Despite the fact that they’re your dreams, they probably won’t happen overnight (pun intended). After all, how many people do you know who accidentally wrote a book?...

Flash Fiction & Following Your Dreams

Flash Fiction & Following Your Dreams

Following Your Dreams Have you ever been told to follow your dreams? It’s a nice sentiment, but what if following your dreams leads you off-track and straight off a cliff? I’m not saying that having dreams and wanting to pursue them is a bad idea—in fact, I’d say it’s...

4 Ways to NOT Finish Writing Your Story

4 Ways to NOT Finish Writing Your Story

A Writer's Weakness In last week’s blog, I mentioned that I had a lot of trouble finishing projects—especially when it came to writing books. I’d be writing a story when suddenly, a shiny new idea came strolling along and I’d go after it like a cat chasing after a...