So you want to write a story, eh? Good on you, friendo. Welcome to the club. If you’re here, I’m going to assume you’ve already got a cool idea, but just haven’t gotten started yet, or don’t feel equal to the task. If the latter is the case, I’ve got good news for you: None of us are!Read More
Let’s talk about diversity in fiction. Now I realize a topic sentence like that might frighten those of weak constitution, but rest assured, you have nothing to fear from me. While a diverse cast is by no means a requirement to tell a good story, it must needs be remarked that having a diverse cast can provide a myriad of viewpoints from which to examine your story, and as a result, make it deeper and richer. That’s the core of what I’d like to say, but this would be an awfully short post if it ended here, so let’s set up and knock down some strawmen, shall we?Read More
The skill for writing every day is a level 63 Writer class ability that can be gained through the “Trials of the Publisher” sidequest, or by inputting the Konami code on the title page of your book.
If only...Read More
A major part of worldbuilding is filling your world with unique, believable cultures and/or races. However, it is all too easy to fall into the pitfall of creating a monocultureRead More