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How to Balance Character Description and World Building
When you’re creating a fictional world, it can be tough to decide how much time you should spend describing the world versus how much time you should spend describing...
William F. Wu
Utilizing the Five Senses in Storytelling
One of the biggest traps writers fall into is using strictly visual descriptions, says author and technical writer Neil V. Young. Instead of describing a scene using...
Neil V. Young
Author Joel Eisenberg on His Process for World Building
Writing a novel is an ongoing process of discovery for author, writer, and producer Joel Eisenberg. He doesn’t always have a precise idea of what his story or fictional...
Using the Languages of Fiction to Write a More Immersive Experience
Captivating readers and keeping them invested is one of the many challenges that face fiction writers. Writer, critic, and educator M. Todd Gallowglas explains how...
M. Todd Gallowglas
The Role that Religion Can Play in Creating Horror or Fantasy Fiction
When building a a new world to support a story setting, science fiction and fantasy writers have a lot of work to do. The bar was initially set in Tolkien's Lord of...
Neil V. Young
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