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Book Review: Flatland by Edwin A. Abbot

Flatland - characters are two dimensional.

Social Media In Fiction and The Rebirth of Cyberpunk

Alternate economies, cyberpunk and world-building the future.

The Art & Science of World Building: The Tools You Need...

World building requires art AND science. Nina takes us through a primer.

The Art & Science of World Building: The Tools You Need...

World building spices real physical and social facts with the author’s imagination to create a civilization, a political structure, a culture and zeitgeist as backdrop and influence to story. Writers define world-building as the process of constructing an imaginary world, usually associated with a fictional universe.

World-Building off Ancient Platforms

Information from a discussion about the ancient Mayans and ways of using ancient cultures for world-building.

World Building: To Market, To Market

I was getting all excited last night over the idea of making my next purse. I can work with leather, and I don’t want...

Fantasy Cartography, Part 2

Fantasy cartography is like playing SimCity; first you create and then you take an almost gleeful joy in the destruction before rebuilding from the ashes.
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Crossroads: World-building in Westerns and Speculative Fiction

Speculative fiction gives my imagination space to play. Whether it's a strange, fascinating city, an entire alien world, or a different time/reality, the genre's...