S3E8 – Building a Pantheon

Every writer has heard the adage “write what you know” at least a dozen times. What does it even mean? As writers, especially of fiction, we constantly write what we don’t know. This month, we explore how to navigate the balance between imagination and reality.

Religion is a large part of earth’s history and the motivation for more than a few wars. In fiction, religion can play a part in not only your world as a whole, but in your character’s motivations and desires.

Leigh Hull and Ley Esses discuss how to create a religion or a pantheon that works with – or against – your characters and world.

First aired October 28, 2019.

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I'm an editor and cover designer for AspenHouse Publishing. I am also a host for AspenHouse's poscast, Writing Roots.

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