Even if you are writing fantasy, sci-fi or any other speculative fiction, you need to make your worldbuilding feel real. There needs to be reason and order to those cool elements you want to include. As fun as it is to be able to add dragons and magic and incredible artificial intelligence, if you don’t connect it to the world, readers will feel lost.
In this episode, we talk about ways to help your world feel real and make it easier to convey those cool concepts without harming your reader.
First aired April 13, 2023.