Check out this review of the book, The A – Zs of World Building, by Rebekah Loper, as featured on Author Deborah Jay’s blog.
THE A-Zs of Worldbuilding by Rebekah Loper
About the book
Worldbuilding is the ultimate act of creation for speculative fiction writers, but how exactly do you worldbuild? You ask ‘what if’ and use each answer as a springboard to more questions and answers about your fictional world.
In The A-Zs of Worldbuilding, that ‘what if’ process is broken down into 26 themed chapters, covering topics ranging from architecture to zoology. Each chapter includes a corresponding set of guided exercises to help you find the ‘what if’ questions relevant to your story’s world.
Fair warning, though: worldbuilding is addictive. Once you get started, you might never put your pen down again.
Why Spec Fic authors should use this book
As an author of speculative fiction, one of my passions is world building. For any fantasy or SF story to truly grab the reader and hold them, the world in which the…
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