Guest Post, Writing Tips

Creating and Characterizing Fantasy Races: Guest Post

Today, I actually have a wonderful guest post for you all! After hearing about Kylie McNeil's awesome plans for her own fictional world, I invited her to do a guest post on my blog. Here is her advice on how to develop fantasy races. I am so excited to have her post today! I know that her… Continue reading Creating and Characterizing Fantasy Races: Guest Post

Writing Tips

World Building: Creating History, Legends, and Myths

Just like in the real world, your fictional world needs to have stories which are integral parts of your characters’ thought processes and lives. They become the motivating factors for wars, life changing decisions, and the poems your characters sing in the tavern. They are the flesh of your fictional world that take it beyond a… Continue reading World Building: Creating History, Legends, and Myths

Writing Tips

World Building: Using a Base Culture

Lately, we been talking a lot about creating cultures in our world building (don't worry-- this is the last post about culture :p .) So far, we have covered the Types of Government for countries and how Having a Cultural Focus can help make these countries stand out and be realistic. This week, we are… Continue reading World Building: Using a Base Culture