When you write fantasy fiction, you will often have fantasy creatures. These articles walk through my processes for creature design. Here you’ll get my thoughts on using existing creatures, dreaming up new fantasy creatures, placing them in an environment, and then giving them a fitting name.
When you’re creating a fantasy world, creatures are a key part. But you don’t always want to write orcs and goblins. Here is how I approach creature design. Read how I write new fantasy creatures >.
Names are a big part of creature design, but naming a fantasy creature can be hard. It doesn’t have to be! Here we figure out what to call your creature. Start naming your creatures >
So you have a name for your creature, place, or character? Great! But before you send it out for everyone to read, consider this. Read this before you set your creature name in stone >
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