Worldbuilding Wednesday: Mile Wide, Inch Deep

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Mile Wide, Inch Deep

Today’s blog title speaks of the ol’ proverb. It’s about spreading yourself, your faith, your influence, or your attention too thin. And we can be just as guilty of that in our fiction worlds as we do in our real lives. Skimming The Surface Have you...
Worldbuilding Wednesday: Avoiding Zombies

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Avoiding Zombies

Today, we’re talking Zombies. Put your brains away, the shambling horrors I’m talking about are the ones that shuffle through your manuscript as storylines, characters, interesting events, and bits of action that, like the unquiet dead, do not play well...

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Time Flies…Or Does It?

Okay, usually for WW, I tend to go on and on and pontificate about stuff I know, or stuff I’ve learned in the years of writing that I’ve done. Stuff I think about when I think “good story.” This week, I’mma do a little different and talk...

Worldbuilding Wednesday: The Dog Did It

Very few things can hook a reader like an animal. Dogs, cats, fish, birds, little talking geckos with the voice of Ricky Gervais–they’re all part of our lives. Our companions, and sometimes our only friends. Why not offer our characters the same comfort?...

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