Here are some great tips from Charles Yallowitz from his Legends of Windemere blog with tips on making a fictional sport in your writing.
Last year, I made a post about various sports and activities that can be done around Windemere. From what I can tell, I never went into any advice or tips or comedy about how to design fictional sports. One reason is because I don’t really know what I’m doing here. Another is that nobody asked. The third is that I didn’t consider it until now when I was looking for a post idea. So, here we go!
(Side Note: My first time uploading a video clip that isn’t from YouTube. Got it off Vimeo and there was a download option. Watch this backfire.)
- It helps to base it off something real. This can be a professional sport like baseball or a game like tag. Others take an even easier path by taking a real activity and adding tons of extras too it. For example, take racing and put in weapons…
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