On Worldbuilding

We discovered a very interesting clip on worldbuilding from Open Media. In this clip, SciFi and Fantasy novelists Alan Dean Foster, Barbara Hambly, and Patricia Wrede discuss the practices they undertake when constructing the worlds contained in their novels.

In this regard, according to Open Media, worldbuiling is a practice used by fantasy and science fiction writers to construct alternate worlds, complete with imaginary cultures, creatures, histories, maps, geographic systems, etc. The writers in this video are all critically acclaimed masters of this convention. Watch to learn how these New York Times bestselling authors find inspiration and build worlds for their fantastic fiction.

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