About Suspension of Disbelief

For a Fantasy or science fiction there needs to be some sort of suspension of disbelief for the story to work. This occurs with other genres as well. Sometimes this is intentional by the author as they try to set up some grandiose situation. Mysteries and Science Fiction stories often try to reconcile with the…

Regarding Fantasy #5: Worldbuilding

When I first thought of doing the series a few weeks ago, I was positively certain that I wouldn’t touch worldbuilding. A million people have touched on it before and it isn’t unique to Fantasy. Every story requires worldbuilding to a degree. But denying Fantasy’s close link and necessity of worldbuilding would be foolish. The…