Category Archives: World Building

Producing Developed Worlds in Cross-Genre Fiction

Producing Developed Worlds in Cross-Genre Fiction

This article is by Selah Janel. There are a lot of reasons to write cross-genre books. While many stories thrive on rigid classification, many authors find that their potential readership increases by incorporating different genre elements. Cross-genre fiction is a way to stretch boundaries and challenge yourself. In a world where these plots are embraced… Continue Reading

Using Role-Playing to Rein in Your WIP

Using Role-Playing to Rein in Your WIP

So, you’ve been busy writing, I see. That work in progress (WIP) is coming along pretty well. But you just don’t know how your audience will feel about it. Or perhaps you’re ready to throw a new element into your story, but you’re not certain that your world is ready for it. So, you pace… Continue Reading

4 Tips for Worldbuilding Success

4 Tips for Worldbuilding Success

This article is by Katie Cross. It was so hot that summer, I would have preferred vomiting barbed wire to walking outside. The air was muggy and thick with humidity so high that a permanent haze settled in like a fog. I didn’t see my thermostat go below 80 degrees for far too long, even… Continue Reading