5 World Building Aspects You Might be Forgetting

5 World Building Aspects You Might be Forgetting | Good world building makes a fictional world feel real and lived in. You don't need to tell the reader everything. You just need to make them feel like you've thought of everything. Read the full post at jackalediting.com

Good world building makes a fictional world feel real and lived in. If the world building can fall apart when a reader starts asking questions like “Why don’t they just band together to overthrow the dictator?” and “Why is this character living in poverty when they can do magic?”, the world does not feel real and lived in, it feels fragile and shallow.

First Chapter Friday #12 (March 2017)

#FirstChapterFriday March 2017 | Every Friday, I read the first chapter of a book I’ve never read before to learn how to write a first chapter that will make readers want to read chapter two. These are the lessons I learned in March 2017.

Don’t know what #FirstChapterFriday is? After a year of analysing first chapters and finding the same strengths and weaknesses over and over, I’ve decided to bring #FirstChapterFriday to an end. I’ve learnt a lot myself about the importance of first chapters; […]

First Chapter Friday #11 (February 2017)

#FirstChapterFriday February 2017 | Every Friday, I read the first chapter of a book I’ve never read before to learn how to write a first chapter that will make readers want to read chapter two. These are the lessons I learned in February 2017.

Don’t know what #FirstChapterFriday is? Good Morning, Midnight, Lily Brooks-Dalton The good I liked the concept. The bad Everything else. Apart from odd transitions in places, the writing was fine. But almost the entire chapter consisted of info dumping about the […]