Tag Archives: world building

World Builders 3.0 – Level 1-1: Building a world for character

Welcome back to World Builders 3.0! For those who enjoyed the previous incarnations of World Builders, this next generation is going to zero in more on the process of worldbuilding itself while I work with fellow fantasy author and worldbuilding … Continue reading

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World-building: What Makes for a Great Fantasy Setting?

Welcome to November, and the “change of season” here on EFW. I hope you enjoyed our tour of crossing genres in fantasy. For the next few months, we’re going to explore the topic of world-building and what makes a great … Continue reading

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World Builders 3.0 – Level 0: “Why are you building this world?”

Welcome to World Builders 3.0, an open-ended series that will run periodically on Fridays. For those who enjoyed the previous incarnations of World Builders, this next generation is going to zero in more on the process of world building itself … Continue reading

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Our Friend – The Prologue

Today, Byron Gillan is back on the blog to discuss prologues. Interested in learning more? Read on. Click here for more posts by Byron. A raven-haired woman flees through the night, pursued by a band of villains… A terrible calamity befalls a … Continue reading

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The Last World Builders 2.0 — John Robin

At long last, World Builder 2.0, which has run for the last 2 months, comes to an end. To cap it all off, I thought I’d take my own medicine. What follows is a short piece about the world of … Continue reading

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World Builders 2.0 — Rick Heinz

Today on World Builders 2.0, we enter the world of Rick Heinz, author of The Seventh Age series. Richard Heinz’ inspiration for The Seventh Age traces back to his history as an electrician, and especially to his love of crawling through … Continue reading

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My World for a City…

In a month dedicated to the art of world building, we have had some great articles come out covering a vast array of technique and minutiae. But, as tends to be my way, I want to turn this world building idea on … Continue reading

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