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First Reveal!: One major chapter from this new eBook discusses the power of languages in your fantasy culture. Read the post and find out more about this power-house book COMING SOON!
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How important is having a working language in your fictional culture? Learn the importance of language in world building and create your own!

All Great Stories Have This One Key Factor in Common:

First Reveal!: One major chapter from this new eBook discusses the power of languages in your fantasy culture. Read the post and find out more about this power-house book COMING SOON!

First Reveal!: One major chapter from this new eBook discusses the power of languages in your fantasy culture. Read the post and find out more about this power-house book COMING SOON!

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The Ultimate World Building Questionnaire is now live! Questions covering physics, politics, food, nature, trade and conflict and much more!
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The Ultimate World Building Questionnaire is now live! Questions covering physics, politics, food, nature, trade and conflict and much more!

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another worldbuilding masterpost

Worldbuilding Resource - This is the most expansive compilation I've ever come across of world building helps!

Links to worldbuilding references (a couple hundred)

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Biology Biology Creating a Race (2) Creating Animals (2) Disease (2) Ecosystems (2) Evolution (and Space) Flora and Fauna Genetics Inventing Species List of Legendary Creatures Night Vision/Color Vision People Constructed Language (Conlang) Basics/Phonology (2) (3) Conlang Conlang Guide Conlang vs. English Creating a Language (Revised) Culture + Language Curse Words How to Create Your Own Language How to Create a Language IPA Pronunciation Making Up Words Culture Guides 7 Deadly Sins Alien C...

Biology Biology Creating a Race (2) Creating Animals (2) Disease (2) Ecosystems (2) Evolution (and Space) Flora and Fauna Genetics Inventing Species List of Legendary Creatures Night Vision/Color Vision People Constructed Language (Conlang) Basics/Phonology (2) (3) Conlang Conlang Guide Conlang vs. English Creating a Language (Revised) Culture + Language Curse Words How to Create Your Own Language How to Create a Language IPA Pronunciation Making Up Words Culture Guides 7 Deadly Sins Alien…
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As someone who writes mostly fantasy/sci fi, THIS is the kinda thing I've been looking for. I already do it, but a pinpointed list will make recordkeeping easier! Creating a Fantasy Culture

Really want fantastic suggestions about personal development?

Cool, needed this.

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The 5 Elements of Fantasy World Building | A good blog post covering race, culture, languages, geography, and civilization, monsters, creatures, and governments.
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Five Fundamentals to Fantasy Worldbuilding

A good place to start with gathering some areas of research for world building.

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The link doesn't actually take you directly to the page, but you can get to it from there. Good examples of popular sic-fi and fantasy works to illustrate the five principles.

The 5 Elements of Fantasy World Building | A good blog post covering race, culture, languages, geography, and civilization, monsters, creatures, and governments.

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fantasy and steampunk weapons share much more in common with their real-world counterparts than it seems. Here are six tips that transcend reality.
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A weapons experts gives tips on creating and writing realistic fantasy weapons.

What if the GIFTS on Earth lose their potency/power and have to be recharged - because they are not Anatulasian.

A few helpful tips for writing fantasy and sci-fi weapons—these tips fit for any genre fiction tool!

This would apply to the dragon, hand dragon, and whatever other weapons that Alexander creates.

fantasy and steampunk weapons share much more in common with their real-world counterparts than it seems. Here are six tips that transcend reality.

fantasy and steampunk weapons share much more in common with their real-world counterparts than it seems. Here are six tips that transcend reality.
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Learn Hebrew Vocabulary Words - Green Hebrew Vocabulary for Earth Day

In fantasy world building and writing, the term "race" is loosely used to describe a sentient or sapient life form with a similar degree of intelligence and awareness as that of a human. Generally a new race will have shared traits and will be aware.

Taken from World Building I, those are: .

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Sociologist Hannah Emery discusses important considerations when developing fantasy cultures in novels.

On Dothraki and House Elves: Developing Fantasy Cultures

Sociologist Hannah Emery discusses important considerations when developing fantasy cultures in novels. writing world building tips

How language improves your fantasy race (and how to create a real language)

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Fictional World Building: 5 Types of Societies | Better Novel Project #worldbuilding  Even with the most imaginative fantasy elements, a fictional world cannot shine if the characters that populate it are flat. By organizing characters into these five societies, they come pre-loaded with some motivation and struggles.

Fictional World-Building: 5 Types of Societies

World Building: 5 Types of Societies for Your Novel The Better Novel Project For fictional world building, start with a societal structure before adding magic, fantasy, & hi-tech elements. Here are five types of social groups.

Questions to Ask When Creating Fictional Ethnicities

Questions to Ask When Creating Fictional Ethnicities

Hannah Heath: 10 Points to Think About When World-Building

10 Points to Think About When World-Building

This post is for all you writers of fantasy settings, brand-new worlds, and alternate universes. Those of you who don't write speculative . World building

An Introduction to World-Building (complete with a brainstorming workbook)

An Introduction to World-Building

World-building is the process of creating a fictional world or universe. Everything from geography to religion to culture to technology must be considered.

Thank you! Writing - (Historic Fantasy etc.) Titles  https://ift.tt/2IQn147 #writing #publishing #reading #literature

Thank you! Writing - (Historic Fantasy etc.) Titles https://ift.tt/2IQn147 #writing #publishing #reading #literature

9 Different Descriptive Settings to Use In Your Fantasy Novel (Without Using Forests) - make your fantasy novel unique and complex by using these little-used but super cool settings

9 Different Descriptive Settings to Use In Your Fantasy Novel (Without Using Forests)

Has anyone else here noticed that forests always show up in fantasy novels? It seems that almost every fantasy book I've ever read.

Are you building a fictional world for your story? It's time to put a little thought into fictional societies. Check out these tips from dozens of writers from our recent #StorySocial chat!

Tips for Building a Fictional Society (a #StorySocial recap)

Are you building a fictional world for your story? It's time to put a little thought into fictional societies. Check out these tips from dozens of writers from our recent chat!

Hannah Heath: 10 Ways to Make the Most Out of a Character Death - If you’re going to kill off a reader’s favorite character, you better do it in a way that honors said character. Here are 10 pointers to help you get it right.

10 Ways to Make the Most Out of a Character Death

I’m always vaguely surprised when I read to the end of a book without having a character die.

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How to Write Fantasy Series: Do's and Don'ts

Find how to write a fantasy series that avoids genre clichés and provides fantasy readers with satisfying story arcs and character arcs.

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