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Tag Archives: World Building
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 … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Guests, Craft, WriterStrong Tagged Paranormal Romance, Susan Squires, World Building, Writers in the Storm, writing 27 Comments
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 … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, WriterStrong Tagged editing, Fae Rowen, Sci Fi, World Building, Writers in the Storm, writing 18 Comments
Throwdown Part 2: Write What You Don’t Know
by Fae Rowen When Laura Drake originally suggested this topic months ago I knew I would be on the “don’t know” end of the throwdown. Everyone else at Writers in the Storm writes about what they know. With Sharla Rae’s … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged Bret Anthony Johnston, Fae Rowen, Imagination, Jenny Hansen, Julian Hoxter, Laura Drake, Research, Rules, Sharla Rae, Throwdown, World Building, Write What You Don't Know, write what you know, Writers in the Storm, Writing Craft, Writing science fiction 23 Comments
World Building-Part 2: Social and Cultural Aspects
by Fae Rowen As exciting as it is to create a physical setting, my favorite part of world building is the cultural aspect. Out of the world’s culture comes the social customs, which can really show life on the planet. … Continue reading
Posted in Craft Tagged Amanda Quick, Building a culture, Building a Society, C.J. Cherryh, Cleopatra, Elizabeth Craig, Elizabeth Spann Craig, Fae Rowen, George Lucas, Harry Potter, Hogwart's, J.K. Rowling, Jack Whyte, Jayne Ann Krentz, Julius Ceasar, Mystery Writing is Murder, Riley Adams, Rules for World Building, science fiction, show don't tell, Star Wars, Star Wars Prequels, tricks to show don't tell, WKB, World Building, Writer's Knowledge Base, Writers in the Storm, writing, Writing Craft 13 Comments