Musings about World-Building

A great topic and excellent insight by a talented writer.

Dropped Pebbles

Today’s post is inspired by a post on Constance Burris’s blog in which I was tagged.

Constance wrote:
‘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.

Well Dang.

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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About authorphilpartington

Phil is a writing enthusiast of many years, having been published in numerous online and national print trade and sports publications over the past decade. He has spent the past five years delving back into the world of fiction writing, focussing on the fantasy, horror and suspense genres. Deshay of the Woods is his first novel.
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One Response to Musings about World-Building

  1. Dyane says:

    You’re my first reblog!! 😀 Thanks WB

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