Tips on world building


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Post March 24, 2017, 07:11:42 PM

Tips on world building

Some helpful advice on world building from Amber Mitchell, who recently published her first novel.

"It occurred to me then that I wasn’t just building a world where the main character lives, I was building a world where thousands of people exist. If I wanted to make my fantasy feel real, then I was going to have to understand what was going on beyond my main character’s point of view. With that in mind, here are a few tips I’ve learned to help craft realistic fantasy worlds."

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http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blo ... ng-fantasy
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Post March 25, 2017, 10:01:08 AM

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jpharrin wrote:Some helpful advice on world building from Amber Mitchell, who recently published her first novel.

"It occurred to me then that I wasn’t just building a world where the main character lives, I was building a world where thousands of people exist. If I wanted to make my fantasy feel real, then I was going to have to understand what was going on beyond my main character’s point of view. With that in mind, here are a few tips I’ve learned to help craft realistic fantasy worlds."

Click on the link to continue reading. If clicking on the link doesn't work (it didn't for me), try copying and pasting it into your browser.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blo ... ng-fantasy

You're right, world building goes far beyond what the reader sees. Your passages are insightful. May I link to this and send it to new members?

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Post March 25, 2017, 11:21:24 AM

Re: Tips on world building

Yes, Daniel, feel free to share.

jpharrin wrote:Some helpful advice on world building from Amber Mitchell, who recently published her first novel.

"It occurred to me then that I wasn’t just building a world where the main character lives, I was building a world where thousands of people exist. If I wanted to make my fantasy feel real, then I was going to have to understand what was going on beyond my main character’s point of view. With that in mind, here are a few tips I’ve learned to help craft realistic fantasy worlds."

Click on the link to continue reading. If clicking on the link doesn't work (it didn't for me), try copying and pasting it into your browser.

http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blo ... ng-fantasy
Jim

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