Episode 5: Fantasy and Technology do mix

Got Tech?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is the better Science Fiction, Star Wars or Star Trek? I have been asked that question more times than I can remember.  I think it is the wrong question because Star Wars proves that science and technology can mix.  The Force is magic.  It might have a […]

Episode 4: Worldbuilding rules are the key

No "real" fantasy world works without it

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Worldbuilding is an art, which I like to apply a process. I am trying to avoid one of the worst phrases in a fantasy world builder life, “That is so unrealistic.”  Now the phrase is funny when applied to the magic system in any form of media. Or […]

Episode 3: Stop looking for your Worldbuilding Inspiration

Worldbuilding inspiration is all around us

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Creating fantasy worlds are at my core. I remember once I was when I was in school.  The teacher came up and yelled at me for reading the encyclopedia.  Shock and outrage overtook me.  Why would you stop an elementary school child from the process of learning?  I […]

Episode 1: What is Fantasy Worldbuilding?

Mythology + Symbols + Fantasy = Fantasy Worldbuilding

http://traffic.libsyn.com/gardul/1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Today’s Topic – What is Worldbuilding? What comes to your mind when you think about worldbuilding?  Until recently I would have agreed that with Wikipedia, Worldbuilding is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe. The term “world building” appeared as early […]