Writing science fiction and fantasy

Characters

Disability and Imperfect People in Fantasy

Writing Fantasy Gender Stereotypes – Part One: Your Heroine is Too Beautiful

Writing Fantasy Gender Stereotypes – Part Two: Writing the Opposite Gender

Great Character Descriptions from Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Make Your Character Reactions Twice as Interesting

 

Plot

Writing Rules and Fantasy: Stories Need Conflict

Are You Making These Plotting Mistakes?

 

Setting

5 Ways to Build a Detailed World Without Boring Your Readers

F is for Fantasy Worlds – Building races, places, history

Worldbuilding A Religion – Part Two: How Religion Shapes Culture

Creating God: Religion in Fantasy, part 1

The Fantasy Language Problem – Part One

The Fantasy Language Problem – Part Two

Worldbuilding: Don’t Neglect the Landscape

Designing Realistic Magic Academies

Starting a Fictional Culture

Worldbuilding [LINKS! So many links!]

Story World Maps – Worthwhile or a Waste of Time?

World-building: To start, I ask myself: Who is visible?

 

Miscellaneous

10 Writing “Rules” We Wish More Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Would Break

Six Common Issues With Writing Epic Fantasy

Fantasy Guide BASICS

Maintaining Belief During Fantastical Stories

Why Should Fiction Be Believable?

Repairing Unbelievable Story Elements

“From Elfland to Poughkeepsie,” by Ursula K. Le Guin

“My Struggle Writing an Epic Fantasy Novel: Intro and Influences”

25 Things You Should Know About Writing Fantasy

The Danger of Political Correctness for Diverse Books

Something Wicked This Way Comes & Why Writers Could Be in Great Danger

Becoming a Bolder Writer

Six Common Issues with Writing Epic Fantasy

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