Who Can Practice Magic

Who Can Practice Magic

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 a good work ethic can learn the arcane...
Worldbuilding in Star Wars

Worldbuilding in Star Wars

I talk a lot about worldbuilding, but this time I’m going to show how it is conveyed in an example that (nearly) everyone is familiar with: Star Wars. Since it’s a well-known fictional universe, I’m not going to explain the what of the...
Worldbuilding: Science in Fantasy

Worldbuilding: Science in Fantasy

So you’re going with fantasy as your genre of choice? I guess that means you don’t need to worry about science. WRONG! Just because you presuppose supernatural forces to exist, doesn’t mean that there can’t be science alongside them. What...