Writers in the Storm

A blog about writing

storm moving across a field

Tag: World Building

The Magic of World Anvil

by Lisa Norman

World Anvil - Light up the forge!

In my last post, I talked about digital readers, a group of readers who like to interact with stories in new and creative ways. Many of these readers are young, but not all. People of all ages are discovering the fun of interacting with stories and the passion is contagious.… Read the post

Read More
World Building Using POV

This is a true story: 

I looked out my window this morning, as I always do while drinking my breakfast protein shake.

In the heavier than usual wind, the prayer flags flapped loudly.

Through the narrow gaps of brightly-colored material I saw a profusion of blooming tropical flowers.Read the post

Read More
5 Practical Tips for World Building

Alex Bledsoe

World building is a common concern among fantasy writers, since so much of what we do depends on the reader believing IN the setting. You can have the best story and great characters, and torpedo them all with an unconvincing and inconsistent setting.… Read the post

Read More
WriterStrong: 8 Tips To Bring Your Readers Along For The Ride
Photo: WANA Commons ~ kbowenwriter

by Susan Squires

Reading is all about suspending disbelief.

Readers stare at a two-dimensional piece of paper or a flat screen with glyphs on it and imagine they’re traveling to unknown lands and meeting interesting people.… Read the post

Read More
WriterStrong: World Building Techniques -- Keep Your Reader Grounded In Your Story

by Fae Rowen

Because I write science fiction, I have to immerse my reader in the most important facets of my story's world with the first words. When you add this into the requirements of an opening hook, portraying the "real world" of your characters, and setting up the inciting incident, etc.,… Read the post

Read More

Subscribe to WITS

Recent Posts

Search

WITS Team

Categories

Archives

Copyright © 2022 Writers In The Storm - All Rights Reserved