NaPoWriMo 2018, World-building

NaPoWriMo 2018- Aurorna- A Fictional/ Fantasy Poem

  I often use poetry as a creative exercise to develop more in depth characters within my fictional and fantasy worlds. Sometimes this poetry makes it into the story itself, sometimes it reflects narratives I will write later, or have already written, but most often it just serves to help me understand my character better,… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- Aurorna- A Fictional/ Fantasy Poem

Literary Citizenship, World-building

World-building 101: Skills for Writing Worlds Your Readers Will Remember

What is World-Building and Why Do I Need It? In the worlds of speculative fiction (fantasy, sci-fi, etc) we hear this term a lot, but what exactly is World-building? To put it simply, world-building it building a  structure or framework for society, culture, and environment that feels real. Even if your genre is dealing with… Continue reading World-building 101: Skills for Writing Worlds Your Readers Will Remember