World Building – The Core Elements of Cultures

One of the most interesting, and also time consuming, parts of speculative fiction writing is the world building. There are numerous tools online to help you figure out what you need to think about, and also give you inspiration, but even then, the art of world building can take weeks, even years. Many writers are … More World Building – The Core Elements of Cultures

Creating Tension

You’ve probably heard about tension and know it’s a big deal, maybe even the biggest deal in storytelling, but why? What is tension, and why is it so important to storytelling? The following was taken from How to Create Tension a great article that covers all the bases of this all-important narrative element. Why Is Tension … More Creating Tension