May 2nd, 2018

World Building Using POV

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Craft | Fae Rowen | WriterStrong

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

September 14th, 2016

5 Practical Tips for World Building

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Blogging Guests | Craft

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

October 8th, 2012

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

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Craft | WriterStrong

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., the beginning of the book can seem quite daunting indeed.… Read the post


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