a frame to weave a story, on worldbuilding (3)

a frame to weave a story, on worldbuilding (3)

Part 1 – crucial & tedious work, on definitions Part 2 – “X” marks the starting point, or identifying procedures Part 3 – Genius loci & fabulae, or finding the spirit in the story We all consume stories as an organic part of growing up. It is food for the mind, equally important as food … Continue reading a frame to weave a story, on worldbuilding (3)

a frame to weave a story, on world building (2)

a frame to weave a story, on world building (2)

Part 1 – crucial & tedious work, definitions Part 2 – “X” marks the starting point, or identifying procedures Worldbuilding methods: Before we begin, I want to share some good articles on worldbuilding that I found helpful. What you will find, are individual attempts to tackle world building. Here are some resources: Chuck Wendig, Tad … Continue reading a frame to weave a story, on world building (2)

a frame to weave a story, on world building (1)

a frame to weave a story, on world building (1)

This is such a can of worms I’m about to open. Every time world-buildings comes up, I’m perplexed. Where does one start? Do I have to pave the story’s road with cold hard matter, or do I start with (made-up) facts? Is it appropriate to leave it out and start with the smoke and mirror … Continue reading a frame to weave a story, on world building (1)

threshold voids & useless gods

threshold voids & useless gods

Part 1:  kind of emergency drill kind of character study: Frank Edwards, Mark Smith worldbuilding thingy “Suit yourself.” I smiled at Frank and his innocent curiosity. Meme barked and almost gave away his secret. That bark suspiciously sounded like ‘pity’. He didn’t like Frank much, although I had found him in the very same state of … Continue reading threshold voids & useless gods

Writing Tips

Writing Tips

WriterToWriters  and Mladen Reljanovic inspired me to compile what I know about storytelling and writing. Another kick-ass penmonkey to ask for directions is Chuck Wendig, go check his terrible mind out! Or check him out! Sean Tuohy has some interesting things to say. Writing Tips: (under construction- articles to come) Writing Voice and Inspiration Character … Continue reading Writing Tips