Fantasy World Building

A great article from Sara C. Roethle on Fantasy World Building.

I’m currently working on book two of my Tree of Ages series, switching gears from Urban Fantasy to Epic. This series so far has taken so much more planning, note-taking, map drawing, and research than anything else I’ve ever attempted. I find that there’s a HUGE learning curve, so I figured I’d share what I’ve learned about planning out and writing Epic Fantasy thus far. Please feel free to chime in with thoughts, advice, or any other comments!

1)World Build. Okay, so I’m sure most of you are like, “Duh. Of course you have to world build. It’s fantasy,” but it really does need to be mentioned in every “How to Write Epic Fantasy” guide. World-building takes place in any sort of fiction, but not to this extent. With my Urban Fantasy books, I created magic systems, perhaps a bit of lore, and a few magical settings, but for…

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