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Deep Worldbuild Project Part 1: Map Outlines

Deep Worldbuild Project Part 1: Map Outlines

Deep Worldbuild Project:

Part 2: Landscape and How it Affects Culture

Part 3: Wildlife

Part 4: Technology and Magic

Part 5: Religion

Part 6: History

Part 7: Culture

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The book I’m reading (Midnight Thief, by Livia Blackburne) has really inspired me in my own writing, not because of the characters or the plot, though those are incredible too, but because of the worldbuilding. I’m only seven chapters in, but I already feel immersed in the world.

I’ve wanted for years to do a deep worldbuild, which to me is to go into the nitpicky details of my story world and make it incredibly complex and amazing. I’m not sure if I’ll be able to accomplish complex and amazing, but we’ll see. Continue reading “Deep Worldbuild Project Part 1: Map Outlines”