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Or, Start With a World

In my last article I explained how I usually start with a character and then move toward the world. But I don’t always follow that to the letter. Sometimes you have a world in need of a character. This is how I personally handle that setup.

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Start With a Human, Let the World Build Itself

I know a lot of people who love to world-build, and that’s awesome. Some of them can get so far in-depth with their created world that they struggle to start a story. There’s just so much depth in the world that it almost holds this untouchability. But for me, while I love world-building, I’d rather over-create a character.

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Why Do I Write?

As I start this blog, and before I talk about what it is that I’m writing, I thought it might make sense to put down a few thoughts.

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