A great topic and excellent insight by a talented writer.
Today’s post is inspired by a post on Constance Burris’s blog in which I was tagged.
‘My first novel is almost complete and ready for publication. I can feel it. I can taste it. I can see it being published and being great. But……+Dyane Forde pointed out that my world is flat.
I closed my eyes, crossed my fingers, and I’d hoped that I’d done enough to make my world passable and none of my critique partners would say anything. But someone did. And now that someone did I have to admit this to myself:
my world building is just f*cking lazy.’
Of course, now she had my attention. (If you’re curious about how the article concludes, I encourage you to check it out). The idea for this article came to me when I started to consider how I went about world-building.
Now, I come from…
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