Worldbuilding Wednesday – a curse and a chant

In part six of The Box of Secrets, I again, as earlier in the story, wanted to put the curse and chant of a specific character in my own language. This meant writing the curse and chant and then translating it. As I have a limited vocabulary at the moment in this language (I can’t…… Continue reading Worldbuilding Wednesday – a curse and a chant

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Remembering That the World is Round

You may be asking yourself ‘what on earth’ right now. The truth is, I feel quite silly. No, actually I feel like a downright idiot. I’ve posted this map before: It’s a straightforward map, but for a while, while figuring out some of the final trade routes (which does play a part in the story,…… Continue reading Worldbuilding Wednesday: Remembering That the World is Round

Worldbuilding Wednesday – How Mythical Is Your World?

Worldbuilding can be very intricate and there is a lot of information you have to keep in mind when working in a secondary world – or when including fantasy or supernatural elements in your world. While writing about the creation of The Ruon Chronicles’ world, Airtha-Eyrassa, I realised that I needed to ask myself how…… Continue reading Worldbuilding Wednesday – How Mythical Is Your World?

Worldbuilding: How To Use Music in Your Worldbuilding

I find that sometimes “writer’s block” can simply be that you need to get into the right headspace to write the next scene, especially if it is an especially difficult or emotional scene.