fantasy / mapping worlds / science fiction / speculative fiction / world building

Links to Some Great Posts on World Building

If you’ve been following this series on world building and other aspects of creating speculative fiction–and you feel like you’d like to give it a try, but you’re not quite sure you can create your own unique world, today’s post will provide you with some great samples and information that will inspire you and get … Continue reading

mapping worlds / speculative fiction / world building

World Building Through Mapping

Great fantasy worlds, no matter how unique, need to be physical and believable, based upon reality and rules for those worlds. Before you start writing, start planning that world. Consider theology/spirituality, physics, weather/climate, geography, astronomy, zoology, anthropology, history… Mapping is a great way to develop your world. You can add more details as you write, … Continue reading