And Speaking of Worldbuilding…

| March 6, 2017

Since I was talking about world-building earlier, thought I’d follow up with something a little different. Here’s a few ongoing webcomics that I really like that have created truly impressive universes to play in: 1) Girl Genius Girl Genius has been going on since 2002, so if you’re new to it, bank some time to […]

World-building is what you make it. . .

| February 15, 2017

I’ve been reading some Neal Stephenson lately and I’ve been reminded of a point that I often try to make when I do my world-building talks. The point being that the skills used for world-building in science fiction and fantasy are not genre specific. I see writers who assume that if they’re not building the […]

So I have a fan theory

| September 27, 2016

So I noticed that the movie Zootopia is on Netflix now, and it reminded me of a little fan theory I developed back when I saw the movie in theatres.  If you’ve seen it, you may have noticed something that differentiates this film from the typical Disney (or any) “funny animal” story.  In stories of […]