Category: world building

What not to (not) write in fantasy.

I’ve seen some posts going around on what not to write in fantasy, many of which amount to: Don’t write evil kings. Don’t write people who are evil for the sake of evil. Don’t write bullies. Don’t write villains at all actually. Don’t write mentors. Don’t…

Conveying Worldbuilding Without Exposition

How to present your readers with a world that’s interesting and different from our own in a way that’s both immersive and understandable at the same time.