Episode 201 When should you stop worldbuilding

Yep time to write

 

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 is not the only reason to write. Sometimes we write so we can remember and improve the worlds we do create. So take a few minutes and join Michael and I as we look at the time we NEED to stop worldbuilding and start writing.

The 4 “Whens” to know when to stop world-building

  • When you have a story
  • When you can visualize your plot
  • When you feel overwhelmed
  • When you are forgetting ideas about your fictional world
  • When you can see no end to your fantasy world
  • When you want to start writing and your brain says NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Podcast Show Flow

  • When you have a story +
    • Your Frame is completed Episode 168
      • The 4 out of 5 Contacts for your world
      • Overview, Basics, Map and ideas, Three points of reference per idea
    • Protagonist
    • Antagonist
    • Plot outline
  • When you can visualize your plot
  • When you feel overwhelmed
  • When you are forgetting ideas about your world
    • Yes, even if you are not planning to be a writer.
    • Stories help you remember
  • Set a deadline to start your story
  • Set a deadline to finish your story
    • Adjust if necessary
  • When you can see no end to your world
  • When you want to start writing and your brain says, “NO YOU WILL LOOK FOOLISH, YOU HAVE TO FIRST FINISH ALL RITUALS FOR THAT CULTURE not included in this book because you plan to reference the culture in the third act.

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201 And start writing a story today 201 When you can visualize your plot 201 When you feel overwhelmed 201 When you forget ideas about your world

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