Episode 201 When should you stop worldbuilding

Yep time to write

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_201_When_should_you_stop_worldbuilding.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Today’s Topic Knowing when to stop your worldbuilding and start writing There comes a time we all need to stop worldbuilding and write. of course I am mainly talking to worldbuilders that want to be authors. However, I am also talking to the other worldbuilders. Being an author […]

Episode 200 Let’s Build a Crypt

In a Necropolis

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_200_Lets_Build_a_Crypt.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Create a home for a bone So I was looking for a crypt to have Michael break into to help gather what is needed to pull off the heist for the jewels of Daivvavaahra. Crypts are classic fantasy fair, It is a great reason to go down […]

Episode 199 Marcus and the Jewels of Daivvavaahra, Part 2

So very humerus

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_199_Marcus_and_the_Jewels_of_Daivvavaahra_Part_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Markie Markus gets a bit closer to his jewels Join Marcus as he has a shocking meeting with his father and learns what he needs to do to get past the spirit guarding the Jewels of Daivvavaahra. For more background check out Episode 187 Pathway to DOOM. […]

Episode 198 Storytelling and the Sea

Sea Jeff is great

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_198_Storytelling_and_the_Sea.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Lessons from ocean in storytelling   So since we talked a bit about worldbuilding and the sea in the last episode, we talked more about how the sea affects the planet in episode 139. Micheal and I knew we needed to talk about storytelling and the […]

Episode 197 Worldbuilding and the Sea

Sea Jeff is great

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_197_Worldbuilding_and_the_Sea.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Lessons from ocean in world-building When I think about the Sea and Oceans in my fantasy worldbuilding. I typically and not so concerned about details.  I am a land lover in my fiction. I do not travel under the sea. If you are like me or […]

Episode 196 The Acts of the Author

To not be

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_196_The_Acts_of_the_Author.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic 3 Act Structure and 5 Act Structure So I hear a lot from worldbuilders.  I have interviewed them on the podcast. I talk to them all the time in the Fantasy Worldbuilder’s Undercroft Facebook group. When the topic shifts to storytelling. The most common topics are […]

Episode 195 Check yourself before you wreck yourself

Are you ready to NaNoWriMo??

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_195_Check_yourself_before_you_wreck_yourself.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Are you ready to NaNoWriMo in 2017?? It is a journey I have done for three years. I like to sit down for a month and write a book.  It cleanses my mind of a story. It helps make my fantasy world feel more real in my […]

Episode 194 Let’s Build a Fantasy Villain’s Lair

A Magically trapped lair

  Today’s Topic Creating a home for a villain Michael and I hope you enjoyed the first part of the story, “Marcus and the Jewels of Daivvavaahra“. In the story, we talked about an old castle that was being rented to a new merchant.  However, we recorded this first. It is an example of how I […]

Episode 193 Marcus and the Jewels of Daivvavaahra, Part one

Not the Italian Job, not Markie Markus

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_193_Marcus_and_the_Jewels_of_Daivvavaahra_part_one.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Today’s Topic Our Story starts in … Listen to Michael and I as we go have some fun in episode 193 with Markie Markus and the Jewels of Daivvavaahra story to told and played in GURPS Ultra-lite. For more background check out Episode 187 Pathway to DOOM. And […]

Episode 192 The Total Eclipse of your fantasy sun

Or Suns

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_192_The_Total_Eclipse_of_your_fantasy_sun.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download  Today’s Topic Using the Total Eclipse to rethink our fantasy cultures The total eclipse has happened in the United States on 8/21/2017. It started in the Northwest and continued to the Southeast. And unlike what I said in the episode will come in 7 years on 4/8/2024.  It […]