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Fantasy Worlds I’m Loving

currently playing on my iPod: Nature Boy (acoustic) by Aurora You know the feeling when a story grips you by the hair and yanks you into a world you can’t stop thinking about? That’s how I feel about some fantasy … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: Create a Historical Background

currently playing on my laptop: Cruel World by Phantogram Recently, Tehlor Kinney (@tehlorkay) tweeted about the importance of worldbuilding with careful consideration to the background on such cultural topics as food, clothing, and so forth. It was a great thread … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding Info Sheet for Writers

currently playing on my laptop: Unsteady by X Ambassadors Happy Sunday, all!! I made something for you! When you sketch out a new setting for a fantasy novel, you may want to get the nitty gritties down on paper. These … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: What to Do with Your Idea

currently playing on my laptop: Positron by Palace Winter Time for another Saturday WRITING TIPS video! In this one, I give you some ways to go with your story idea. This is such a fun part of the writing process. … Continue reading

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Folk Songs from Everywhere

One of the big reasons I write fantasy is so that I have an outlet for my love of everything culture. Lately, I’ve been on a big folk song kick.  With regards to writing, folk songs are a great way … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding in a Postcard

currently playing on my laptop: Way Down We Go by Kaleo My parents uncovered a postcard collection gathered from both sides of the family, with many pieces from the early 1900s. That’s a lot of years ago, people! The old pictures, … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: What does your world want?

currently playing on my laptop: I’m Shipping Up to Boston by Dropkick Murphys I’ve noticed something. The stories that cling to me like dark, wildflower-scented honey are housed in living worlds. Huh? you say. Alisha, you may need to shove … Continue reading

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