2022 Virtual Writing Retreat

Creating and Tracking Your Magic Systems

You are to become the Shaper of the Cosmos. It is you who will give form and content to all the universe. You will breathe life into the stillness, giving meaning and purpose to all the actions which are to follow. – Gary Gygax

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Notetaking: Crafting Fight Scenes and Fighters

Writing a first-draft battle scene is akin to real combat – chaos, confusion, and you must keep your cool as you fire word bullets downrange. – Don Roff

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Worldbuilding: How to Create Realistic Fictional Cultures

It’s important to create a sense of culture even if it is just a fantasy, and the best way to do that is to look at a real human culture and see what makes it cohesive. – Laine Taylor

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