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Worldbuilding

The empire is a staple of fantasy fiction, and it’s not hard to see why. Much of human history has been shaped by empires, so authors have a lot of fodder for inspiration. But empires, . Writing Fantasy, Fantasy Fiction, Writing Help, Writing Tips, Empire, Inspiration, Design, Story Ideas, Building

Designing Your Fantasy Empire

The empire is a staple of fantasy fiction, and it’s not hard to see why. Much of human history has been shaped by empires, so authors have a lot of fodder for inspiration. But empires, ...

Biology Creating a Race Creating Animals Disease Ecosystems Evolution (and Space) Flora and Fauna Genetics Inventing Species, Ect. Writing Quotes, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing A Book, Writing Prompts, Made Up Words, Writing Fantasy, Writing Inspiration

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Biology • Biology • Creating a Race (2) • Creating Animals (2) • Disease (2) • Ecosystems (2) • Evolution (and Space) • Flora and Fauna • Genetics • Inventing Species • List of Legendary Creatures •...

How Can You Tell if Your Life Is On Track - Sir Ray Avery, entrepreneur and author of Rebel With A Cause, says its as easy as counting your days. When youre born, youre born with days. Writing Genres, Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Help, Writing Prompts, Writing Corner, Writing Fantasy

Worldbuilding: How Does Your World Tell Time? -

Unless you write in a very strange setting, people are going to keep track of the passage of time. It’s a fact of life that we take for granted, but there’s a lot of history that goes into our own modern timekeeping system. January through June are all derived from Roman and Greek mythology, July […]

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Should of Been in Movie Department of Mysteries Brain room Should've Been in Movie No Muggles, Ron And Hermione, Harry Potter Love, Mischief Managed, Geek Out, Ravenclaw, Fantastic Beasts, Hogwarts, The Book

When to Put Your Brains into Your World Building

NaNoWriMo Day 4 Tips from Harry Potter Although I had planned to do a post today on food, a comment in yesterday's post from Farida Mestek made me think we needed a follow-up on world building. Food will come tomorrow. UPDATE: I realized after posting this that I hadn't made one point clear. I'm assuming with the post below that a writer has already blocked in their large picture view of world building, and what I'm addressing are the details that sometimes only surface once the writing…

Steampunk its more than an aesthetic tendency, it's the longing for the past that never was. In Steampunk Girls we display pictures, and illustrations of Steampunk, Dieselpunk and other anachronistic 'punks, some cosplay too! Moda Steampunk, Steampunk Couture, Gothic Steampunk, What Is Steampunk, Steampunk Kunst, Style Steampunk, Steampunk Clothing, Steampunk Fashion, Steampunk Emporium

The Pros and Cons of Worldbuilding Using Unfamiliar Cultures

Guest blog by Jay Kristoff about the pros and cons of setting your story in an unfamiliar culture.

Super futuristic "green-topia" vision for San Francisco. Far-fetched, but still awesome. Read more: SAN FRANCISCO IN – The Hydro-Net Vision of the Future Green Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Future City, Future Vision, Cities, State Of Decay, Eco City, Fish Farming

The Rules of Quick and Dirty Worldbuilding

Worldbuilding is the art of creating an alternate universe where the rules of present-day Earth life don't apply, and you have been appreciating that art for as long as you've been reading or watching science fiction.

A GUIDE TO FANTASY WORLDBUILDING FROM MISTBORN AUTHOR Words Of Radiance, Grand Admiral Thrawn, Brandon Sanderson, Writing Fantasy, More Than Words, Fantasy World, Writing Tips, Lust, Stormlight Archive

A Guide to Fantasy Worldbuilding From Mistborn Author | Geek and Sundry

If you’re the kind of geek who grew up knowing how The Silmarillion tied into Lord of the Rings, or why Grand Admiral Thrawn was one of the best Star Wars

Magic

Magic systems can bring a sense of wonder to your fantasy and sci-fi worlds. Here are my 3 top tips for writing an original magic system for your novel Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Images, Writing Workshop, Writing Quotes, Writing Ideas, Writing Fantasy

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Magic systems can bring a sense of wonder to your fantasy and sci-fi worlds. Here are my 3 top tips for writing an original magic system for your novel #writing #writingadvice #writingtips #NaNoWriMo #novel #creatingcharacters #writingprompts #publishing #amwriting #WIP #writingblog #author #authors #novelwriting

Legends and Myths

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Creatures

you looking for creatures who haven't already been written about a million times? This list contains creatures, both old and new, who are lesser known and not overdone. Perfect for your creative writing. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Promps, Writing Characters, Writing Words, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills

The Ultimate List of Supernatural Creatures for Creative Writers

Are you looking for creatures who haven't already been written about a million times? This list contains creatures, both old and new, who are lesser known and not overdone. Perfect for your creative writing. #supernatural #mythicalcreatures #fantasy #author

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Flora

Toxicologist Megan Cartwright Chaudhuri discusses toxins and poisons in sci-fi/fantasy literature. Writing Genres, Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills, Writing A Book, Writing Prompts, Writing Fantasy

Poisons in SFF - Dan Koboldt

Toxicologist Megan Cartwright Chaudhuri discusses toxins and poisons in sci-fi/fantasy literature.

Religion and Holidays

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Combat and Warriors

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Small towns are a classic literary setting small town world building writing tips world building tips world building writing world building ideas world building country worldbuilding writing worldbuilding ideas Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Writing Corner, Writing Guide, Writing Goals

Small Town World Building With Jacquelyn Eubanks

Small towns are a classic literary setting | small town world building | writing tips | world building tips | world building writing | world building ideas | world building country | worldbuilding writing | worldbuilding ideas

Hannah Heath: 10 Tips for Unique, Creative World-Building Book Writing Tips, Writing Quotes, Writing Resources, Writing Prompts, Writing Desk, Vocabulary Journal, Writing Fantasy, Writing Inspiration, Creative Writing

10 Tips for Unique, Creative World-Building

I'm recycling this blog post from PFW. Like a boss. Like a boss who's tired and forgot today was Friday. Thank you for bearing with ...

Muse of Nightmares: Worldbuilding Writing Resources, Writing Tips, Laini Taylor, Writing Fantasy, The Dreamers, Muse, Writer, About Me Blog, Culture

Muse of Nightmares: Worldbuilding

Muse of Nightmares, the sequel to Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor, is a fascinating story. I wrote about the phenomenal writing in the first book here, and that was still present in Muse. But w…

you looking for creatures who haven't already been written about a million times? This list contains creatures, both old and new, who are lesser known and not overdone. Perfect for your creative writing. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Promps, Writing Characters, Writing Words, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills

The Ultimate List of Supernatural Creatures for Creative Writers

Looking for something different for your fantasy novel? Check out this list of 100 supernatural creatures for creative writers.

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. Use this list we put together to create a spectacular magic system in your novel. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Fiction Writing, Writing Poetry, Writing Workshop, Writing Process, Writing Worksheets, Writing Resources

7 Ways To Create A Spectacular Magic System For Your Novel

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. Use this list we put together to create a spectacular magic system in your novel.

A simple worldbuilding worksheet to help you create a magic system for your story world - worldbuilding questions for the people, the mechanics & the world. Book Writing Tips, Writing Lessons, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Prompts, Creative Writing Worksheets, Writing Ideas

How to Create a Magic System - Worldbuilding Questionnaire

A simple worldbuilding worksheet to help you create a magic system for your story world - worldbuilding questions for the people, the mechanics & the world.

you looking for creatures who haven't already been written about a million times? This list contains creatures, both old and new, who are lesser known and not overdone. Perfect for your creative writing. Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Promps, Writing Characters, Writing Words, Fiction Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Skills

The Ultimate List of Supernatural Creatures for Creative Writers

Are you looking for creatures who haven't already been written about a million times? This list contains creatures, both old and new, who are lesser known and not overdone. Perfect for your creative writing. #supernatural #mythicalcreatures #fantasy #author

Magic systems can bring a sense of wonder to your fantasy and sci-fi worlds. Here are my 3 top tips for writing an original magic system for your novel Book Writing Tips, Writing Process, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Writing Images, Writing Workshop, Writing Quotes, Writing Ideas, Writing Fantasy

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Magic systems can bring a sense of wonder to your fantasy and sci-fi worlds. Here are my 3 top tips for writing an original magic system for your novel #writing #writingadvice #writingtips #NaNoWriMo #novel #creatingcharacters #writingprompts #publishing #amwriting #WIP #writingblog #author #authors #novelwriting

Beware of these monster girls lurking in your YA fantasy reads (and enjoy them, of course! Writing Fantasy, Fantasy Books, Ya Books, Books To Read, Reading Library, Book Lists, Reading Lists, Mystery Books, Monster Girl

Monster Girls In YA Fantasy

Beware of these monster girls lurking in your YA fantasy reads (and enjoy them, of course!). book lists | ya books | ya fantasy books | young adult book lists | #YALit

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Why I believe clichés are necessary | J. E. Masterman

Learn how to use clichés to your advantage in your story. Learn how using them can add depth and meaning, and learn how to avoid the traps associated with them! #writingtips #amwriting #writing

Creative Writing 453385887486223271 - Writing the Underworld Source by tbaheux Creative Writing Tips, Book Writing Tips, Writing Words, Writing Quotes, Fiction Writing, Blog Writing, Writing Skills, Writing About Writing, Writing Worksheets

The Underworld and How to Use it in Your Story | creative writing blog

Writing about the Underworld #mystique #underworld #mythology #writers #writing #advice

8 Necessary Tips for How to Write Child Characters - Helping Writers Become Authors Easy Writing, Editing Writing, Writing Process, Fiction Writing, Writing Advice, Writing Resources, Writing Help, Creative Writing, Writing A Book

8 Necessary Tips for How to Write Child Characters - Helping Writers Become Authors

One of the trickiest types of characters to get right are children. Learn 8 major tips for how to write child characters that resonate with readers.

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Fantasy Series Tips: How-to Write a Fantasy Series | Writing Advice & Writing Tips | Writerly Things

If you’re itching to write a compelling and engaging fantasy series your reader won’t want to put down, read on for my top five tips for writing fantasy.

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Why clichés are necessary

Learn how to use clichés to your advantage in your story. Learn how using them can add depth and meaning, and learn how to avoid the traps associated with them!