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Worldbuilding: A Closer Look at Magic

We're revisiting how to create magic in your worldbuilding. Check out how the limitations of magic helps define your system.

Stories, writing

Short Story: The Frog and the Book

“Let’s just start from the top,” Sadie advised. “What happened this morning?” “I went to the park because I got a new book and was reading it and then my neighbor Frank helped with my tablet and—” “Slow down,” Sadie cautioned and held up a hand. The overexcited teen in front of her inhaled, holding… Continue reading Short Story: The Frog and the Book

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Worldbuilding: Building a Magic System

Being a fantasy writer, one of the biggest parts of building a world often includes creating a magic system. Personally it's also one of my favorite parts. Writing in itself is a kind of magic, but where my ability to make things happen is limited to what happens on the page, the limits are entirely… Continue reading Worldbuilding: Building a Magic System