Category: Worldbuilding

Flash Fiction: The House with the Blue Roof

This is the first story that I’ve written that will make up part of the collection titled “Where the Stars Used to Sing”.

Worldbuilding the Ruon magic system, part 2

Well, it’s about time I post this, don’t you think! Here is the link to the first part of the more in-depth look at the Ruon magic system. Okay, so — the magic system of The Ruon Chronicles are set in needlework and weaving,… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding the Ruon magic system, part 2”

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Building on the Ruon Magic System, Part 1

Last time I looked at the four branches of “Nith” or magic in The Ruon Chronicles. This week I’m going to look a bit deeper at the magic system that I’m building for the Ruon specifically. Okay, so while the main charms are worked… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday: Building on the Ruon Magic System, Part 1”

Worldbuilding Wednesday: The Magic System of The Ruon Chronicles

In the world of Airtha-Eyrassa (the world in which The Ruon Chronicles takes place), magic and magical abilities are called Talent or Nith.

Worldbuilding Wednesday – And Then There Was War

The battles that are described in this post takes place before the first book in the series of The Ruon Chronicles starts.

Worldbuilding Wednesday – The Good, the Bad, the Diminishing

I ended the previous Worldbuilding Wednesday post with the death of Sifa which caused the world of Airtha-Eyrassa to fall and the Veil between the mortal and immortal world to be put in place. This week I’m looking at the events that brought about… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday – The Good, the Bad, the Diminishing”

Worldbuilding Wednesday — Worldbuilding a Beginning

I guess worldbuilding a beginning to the world of Airtha-Eyrassa really only started after I read The Silmarillion (which is also one of my favourite books of all time). While I did not start the world by writing the beginning and creation, it was… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday — Worldbuilding a Beginning”

Worldbuilding Wednesday — Worldbuilding the Ruon Chronicles Series

Author David Farland, in one of his writing emails (sign up here) notes the following elements that make up a successful series when it comes to story: Have a persistent world and persistent characters Don’t change the settings too much Have a persistent conflict… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday — Worldbuilding the Ruon Chronicles Series”

Flash Fiction: And the Shadows Danced

I wrote “And the Shadows Danced” a while ago, forgot about it, and found it again while sorting out some files. I would actually like to write another story in this world… And the Shadows Danced The fire dancers were preparing for the midsummer… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: And the Shadows Danced”

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Worldbuilding From Small Towns to Entire Universes

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Worldbuilding: From Small Towns to Entire Universes (The Million Dollar Writing Series) by Kevin J. Anderson “International bestseller Anderson has created many extensive fictional universes, ranging from sweeping galactic empires to complex steampunk fantasies, to humorous monster-filled cities. He has become known for his… Continue Reading “Worldbuilding Wednesday: Worldbuilding From Small Towns to Entire Universes”