Episode 36: Worldbuilding Trap: Paralysis by Analysis

Today's Topic – Worldbuilding Trap: Paralysis by Analysis

  • Worldbuilding helps create framework for story
  • When it is happening?
    • When you stop writing first draft.
    • When you remake the world every time you start a revision
    • When you avoid writing or storytelling because you have to work on the world
  • Telling the stories is the point
  • What is okay?
    • If you pause to record newly minted words in a language
    • Record new  unexpected world elements
    • You are worldbuilding as education and you are using stories to explore your world
  • Tips
    • New world elements folder in your Scrivener file
    • “GO GO GO” note
    • record what you need for story.

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Cultural and Racial Links in your Fantasy State

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