Discussion in World Building – Community, Society and History

Over the past few months, I had been struggling with progressing book 3’s story. I thought I had everything planned out and set to write this sequel without issue. However, similar to book 1 and 2, as I wrote, I started to notice other characters and story elements were developing far more than I had … Continue reading Discussion in World Building – Community, Society and History

Discussion in World Building – Geography

Worldbuilding is a diverse and monumental challenge for any writer. Creating a world from one’s imagination, whether based on reality, history, or made up completely, presents many difficulties that require careful attention to detail. But how does one start? How does someone create a living, breathing and thriving world in which a story takes place? … Continue reading Discussion in World Building – Geography

Writing an interesting protagonist – Struggles & Flaws

In a character driven story, almost no one wants to watch the characters effortlessly push through the plot without any kind of hurdle or obstacle to overcome. Those kind of stories often tend to be power fantasies that, while entertaining and enjoyable, are often more superficial and focused on a lot of action but very … Continue reading Writing an interesting protagonist – Struggles & Flaws