Episode 162 Podcast of the Dead

If a man was born in England, raised in America and died in Spain, what does that make him? Dead.

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Episode 161 Lessons from Excalibur and King Arthur

Look into the eyes of the dragon and despair! Ahhhh Crap

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Episode 160 Stop being stuck and start sharing your fictional world with these 3 simple steps

Plus 4 Simple Bonus once you have started

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/160_Stop_being_stuck_and_start_sharing_your_fictional_world_with_these_3_simple_steps.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic So you want to share your fictional world and you are stuck, here are 3 simple steps to start now You have something inside you. A fictional world. You need to share it.  You feel it in you. You are exciting.  You sit at the keyboard. […]

Episode 159 Big History, My Worldbuilding best friend

And no it doesn’t bark

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/159_Big_History_My_Worldbuilding_best_friend.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Using the patterns of long history to create a natural framework fantasy world   Big history is a great way see the patterns that have successful let to the civilization on earth. Join Michael and I as we explore studying Big History to better build fantasy […]

Episode 158 Breaking through writer’s block

A headline, a headline, My Kingdom for a good headline

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Episode 157 Inspiring Archeology ruins and how I use them to worldbuild

Don’t Believe the Hype

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Episode 156 Building You As A Dream Character

Boy am I min/maxed in my dreams

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Episode 155 The Fate of the Wine Steward

This is the end, beautiful friend

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/Episode_155_The_Fate_of_the_Wine_Steward.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic Find out the fate of our pesky little wine steward Emil   Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding, show notes go to Gardul.com   Podcast Show Flow Michael’s Surprise for Jeff for the video check out check out our Facebook group, the Fantasy […]

Episode 154 The Scariest Interview Ever, Lookout It’s My Mommy

Thirty minutes and I didn’t cuss or get a hand print.

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Episode 153 Interview with Author Jesper Schmidt

So you are feeling dragon!

Today’s Topic Finding the Balance needed in your fantasy story Please Subscribe, Rate and Review us on iTunes For complete Fantasy Worldbuilding, show notes go to Gardul.com Jesper Schmidt is an author, YouTuber, Cartographer and of course a worldbuilder. He has a not so strange love of dragons, that has awoken his focused ambition to create great fantasy. […]