World Building

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writing tips
Building an original and exciting fictional world from scratch is certainly no easy task. Today, we're breaking down the six key elements every writer should consider when world-building for their stories!
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A Lineart Map Tutorial for Beginners by stratomunchkin on DeviantArt
Lineart method of worldbuilding maps
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How to Draw a Marsh — Josh Stolarz
Marshes are an interesting feature to add to your fantasy maps as they are transitional areas between land and water and have a very iconic look. This tutorial will break the process down into some simple steps so you can draw marshes on your own maps #joshstolarz #mapyourstory #mapeffects #dungeonsanddragons #rpg #worldbuilding #maps
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European Royal Court - Female Positions
Worldbuilding - Female Positions in a Euro-style royal court
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Language Creation Reference - Nushu
Inspiration for worldbuilding languages
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Creating Fantasy Names
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How to Worldbuild Cultures
If you’re feeling overwhelmed in worldbuilding a culture for your story, start with the foundation. In this blog we show you how to use physical environment + cultural values to build complex and unique cultures for your fantasy or science fiction worlds. #amwriting #worldbuilding #writingtips
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Bare Necessities.
Your Weight in Outer Space
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World Names
Tips for Naming Your World
Inventing languages is a crucial—and fun—part of fantasy novel worldbuilding. Words unique to a country, region, people, or race give the world texture and depth that can’t come from ordinary words… Fictional Languages, Fantasy Fiction Writing, Fiction, Writing Genres
11 Words Every Fantasy Language Needs
Inventing languages is a crucial—and fun—part of fantasy novel worldbuilding. Words unique to a country, region, people, or race give the world texture and depth that can’t come from ordinary words…
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Questions to Ask When Creating Fictional Ethnicities
Something I love to learn about, both in real life and in my story-worlds, are different cultures to my own. It's fascinating! I could...
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Creating Coins: Worldbuilding Fantasy Money • Mackenzie Kincaid
Creating Coins: Worldbuilding Fantasy Money. How something as simple as the naming of coins can add depth and realism to your fantasy world. #amwriting #writing #writingtips #worldbuilding #author #write
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Writing tips: World Building
LOOKING FOR worldbuilding articles? Check out these 4 awesome worldbuilding TIPS from the AUTHOR of ENDER’S GAME! #WorldbuildingForWriters #WorldbuildingIdeas // Worldbuilding culture // Worldbuilding for Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels // Author Perspective // Worldbuilding Cities // Worldbuilding a Town // Worldbuilding posts // Writing Process Pre-writing // Writing Process Brainstorm // Fiction Writer Resources // WorldbuildingInspiration #WorldbuildingQuestions #TipsForWriters
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Inktober Background / Enviornment Drawing Prompt List by _lonelytofu_ on twitter. Good for worldbuilding concept artists and just getting better at drawing backgrounds
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Town Rumours
100 Rumours to Hear in a Town or Village has 100 different rumours suitable for a fantasy setting. #RPG world building ideas / fleshing out adventure pathways for DnD / Pathfinder could be red herrings or plot hooks