The Blank Canvas
As we all know, the foundation of any good story is conflict...how did it arise, how was it resolved, and what role did your characters play in it. One of the pivotal concepts of fantasy writing is the ability to immerse those characters in a fictional, yet highly realistic world, allowing the conflict to develop and breathe life into the story without actually becoming the story itself. The situations have to be believable, the terrain needs to make sense, and most importantly, there needs to be a reason for the impending conflict, whether it be personal, religious, political, or economical. Follow along in this series as we explore some of the basic principles of world-building and show you ways to easily develop a backdrop for your story that your readers can appreciate and more importantly, get in to.
Creative Writing 'Point of View'
Hello, my name is Scott...I'm a husband, father of 3, and work full-time in IT. If that's not enough on my plate, I'm also tackling the biggest 'creative' project of my lifetime, bringing the world of Mists of Kel Doran to life. I hope you like what I'm trying to pull off and I truly appreciate all of those who have supported this dream of mine. Here's to following your heart and having the courage to put your ideas out there for the world to enjoy :)
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