Worldbuilding: From Small Towns to Entire Universes (The Million Dollar Writing Series) by Kevin J. Anderson “International bestseller Anderson has created many extensive fictional universes, ranging from sweeping galactic empires to complex steampunk fantasies, to humorous monster-filled cities. He has become known for his skill in worldbuilding.” I bought this book as part of aContinue reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday: Worldbuilding From Small Towns to Entire Universes”
Suddenly pieces that had either been glaring plot holes or which I’d thought of just abandoning fell into place.
I already had the idea of the Stone being covered in runes, but looking more like Mesopotamian tablets (think Sumerian and Babylonian); only bigger. Enter the Code of Hammurabi.
So, the good news is that I’ve started on draft 2 of The Knowledge Stones!
Here is some information about the Knowledge Stones which come to play such an integral role in the Ruon Chronicles.
Or, on building a new world I have gotten so used to writing in the world of Airtha-Eyrassa, that building a whole new world for Porselein has come as quite a shock to my system! Suddenly I’m left with a complete blank page screaming “Here be dragons” and I’m not even sure if that worldContinue reading “Adventures in writing “Porselein””
Worldbuilding can be very intricate and there is a lot of information you have to keep in mind when working in a secondary world – or when including fantasy or supernatural elements in your world. While writing about the creation of The Ruon Chronicles’ world, Airtha-Eyrassa, I realised that I needed to ask myself howContinue reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday – How Mythical Is Your World?”
I find that sometimes “writer’s block” can simply be that you need to get into the right headspace to write the next scene, especially if it is an especially difficult or emotional scene.