Category Archives: culture

Local Color: Colloquialisms

That’s right.  I collect ’em.  I don’t know how I got started, but they’re a great way to add voice and attitude to your characters or story.   I grew up in central California, a place ripe with quaint expressions.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: Geography

One of the key elements of sci-fi and fantasy world building is developing a culture for the people who live in that world.  Whether your world is earth-based or not, the people who inhabit your story need to be provided … Continue reading

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