Worldbuilding

I haven’t talked about worldbuilding in a while here. Worldbuilding is incredibly important. The way a world is built and constructed can make a break a novel. Yes, I am willing to bank that much of a person’s appreciation of a story on Worldbuilding. If you’re characters exist within a vacuum, if the the plot…

Worldbuilding: It’s About the Rules

Worldbuilding is an extremely complex process, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Every story needs some sort of world building. Even contemporary stories require world building, not just fantasies and historical fictions. The world must be built in order to establish some sort of context in any story. However there are ways to do…

About Immersion

I have a really big problem. When I am in love with a story and convinced by my characters, I have a difficult time accepting that they aren’t real. I like to consider it a form of immersion. It is, but it can be so much more than that. I see the world to 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…

Regarding Fantasy #3: Escapism

I’ve talked about escapism on here before, but this time I’m going to focus solely on escapism in regard to fantasy. Every story, every tv show, no matter what the genre is a form of escapism. If done well, you are thrown from your day to day life and experiences to become a part of…