Worldbuilding Week Day Two: Alien/Magical Races

Welcome to the second annual Worldbuilding Week at QSF. We’ll talk about all aspects of building a world for your story, including languages; alien/magical races; history and timelines; culture and politics; sex, marriage and reproduction; and tools and techniques. It should be a lot of fun.

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More worldbuilding advice from Queer Sci-fi!

Worldbuilding Week Day Two: Alien/Magical Races

History is Happening in Manhattan [And We Just Happen to be in the Greatest City in the World]

Hello folks,

I’ll be away from tomorrow to Monday, Aug 1st to New York City (Manhattan) which means I’ll do my best, but the posts will be slowing down during this time period.

I’m so very excited because the main reason we are going is to see ‘Hamilton: An American Musical’ on Broadway, and my brother and I have been obsessed with the musical since last November so this is a seriously Big Deal(TM) for us!!

See you later and have a great week,

S&R

History is Happening in Manhattan [And We Just Happen to be in the Greatest City in the World]

Stress & Burnout—How to Get Your Creative Mojo Back

Writing can be therapeutic. True. But, our creativity can also be one of the first casualties of too much stress, which makes sense when we really study what is happening to us when we’re und…

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It can sometimes be hard to bounce back into your art, especially when tragedy strikes, but I think there is no better, more crucial time for you to indulge in your craft then during these more stressful times in your life.

Stress & Burnout—How to Get Your Creative Mojo Back

Writer Resources 4: Writing Excuses

The podcasts are broken up into episodes, sectioned by seasons (they’re currently on the 11th), with the later seasons focused on a certain area of writing. There are episodes on world building, character development, the business of writing, revisions, and much more.

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I love writing podcasts! I’m currently religiously following K. M. Weiland’s podcast at the moment which I recommend as well.

Writer Resources 4: Writing Excuses

Worldbuilding Week Day One: Languages

Welcome to the second annual Worldbuilding Week at QSF. We’ll talk about all aspects of building a world for your story, including languages; alien/magical races; history and timelines; culture and politics; sex, marriage and reproduction; and tools and techniques. It should be a lot of fun.

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Learn some tips on building languages in your world and join the discussion!

Worldbuilding Week Day One: Languages

Ayres & Graces: Queer Author Ryan Vance

Writing and getting published is hard for every writer, but queer writers face unique challenges in the publishing industry. Ryan Vance, editor of the e-zine The Queen’s Head and The Island Review, is here today to discuss some of the challenges he’s faced as a gay man in the writing community.

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Ayres & Graces: Queer Author Ryan Vance

20 Reasons Why You Must Read Shiny Broken Pieces

If you haven’t heard me flailing about these books you’ve clearly not been following my blog closely enough.

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These are some solid reasons! A bunch of people have recommended me this book, so it’s definitely high up on my to-reads.

20 Reasons Why You Must Read Shiny Broken Pieces