If you can’t beat ’em, hijack ’em.
Push a man hard enough and long enough and he’s going to push back. Carl Ramsey finally has a plan to deal with transgalactic megacorp Harmony Bay: steal the ship responsible for their black ops!
“The time has come,” the Writer said, “To write of other things. Of robots, clones, and aliens, Of shadowbloods, and kings. And why V.R. is killing us, And why spaceships have wings.” “But wait a bit,” the Readers cried. “We…… read more
What separates one culture from another. It’s more than clothes and language, though those are important for making them look and feel distinct from one another. No, what makes two cultures unique are cultural values. These are the traits that,…… read more
So, your world’s got magic. Great! Since you’re in charge, it’s up to you to dole out that mystical power to your characters. Time to decide who gets to participate. A Matter of Study Anyone with a keen mind and…… read more
Many writers struggle with naming characters. I’m not here to help them. I’m actually going to make it harder by giving them another consideration to bear in mind: character names help define your world. How names work in the real…… read more
One question that an aspiring worldbuilder is going to ask is when to start. Can you build a world without knowing anything about the story you’re going to tell in it? Do you need any characters before you build a…… read more