Episode 337 Politics in Fantasy

Today's Topic – An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere

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Podcast Show Flow

Politics are a part of your life and not just the annoying politicians and activist on twitter.

Divisions in groups allow for readers to draw connections

Things that are like our world

Highlights the differences

Politics are about control


  • Use to show a person’s place in society
  • Address themes in your work
  • The battle between the individual/societal good


  • Water Down into memes
    • The meme is cultural information and a theme is a value associated with the idea
  • Don’t Preach / Show
  • Don’t talk about the moment

Worldbuilding Task

Create a world twitter to annoy your characters

Real-World Task

Learn proper cleaning techniques to help you feel clean after writing politics and keeps you safe from viruses.

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