Tales of Old to Fill in the Gaps

This is the important back story that takes a great deal of planning only to be used in glimpses in the writing. Yet the background determines the current setting. It can also influence the future sequences of events. This is the omnipresent part of writing where actions have already been set. Allegiances made, agreements broken,Continue reading “Tales of Old to Fill in the Gaps”

Creating Creatures with Balance

Fine tuning with world building takes time, and although not everything needs to be perfect there are a few things that need to fit in. I am talking about the unusual creatures that will inhabit the fictional fantasy world. After all, these creatures no matter how big do not stand alone. They need to eatContinue reading “Creating Creatures with Balance”

World Building Takes Time

Perhaps it happens at the dead of night when you are fast asleep, or waiting for a bus. Either way it takes time and depth to create a world for fantasy writing. Tiny scraps of paper soon add up. Then the note books start piling up, and at some stage you find yourself surrounded withContinue reading “World Building Takes Time”