World Building Through the Eyes of the Protagonist

World building can be a powerful tool for science fiction and fantasy writers, but if approached incorrectly, world building can lead to story-telling challenges. Neil V. Young, author and technical writer, offers advice on how to best tell a story that takes place in a newly-built world. “It’s very easy to miss things when you’re doing the world building, especially from scratch,” says Young. A common mistake that he sees many new writers make is ignoring the relationship between the protagonist...
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