Creating a unique, immersive setting one idea at a time
A guide for authors and hobbyists
The Art of World Building is a three-volume set of books that are teach aspiring authors, game designers, gamers, and hobbyists how to build believable worlds using time-saving advice, templates, and relevant research so you can make informed decisions. You’ll learn how much to build for each scenario, when to do it, and how it can be used in your work.
The books have a new site dedicated to them.
Release Date: May 2, 2017
Endorsement from Bestselling Author Piers Anthony
“I read Creating Life (The Art of World Building, #1), by Randy Ellefson…It is exhaustive, well written, and knowledgeable…I, as a successful science fiction and fantasy writer, have generated many worlds, so this material is familiar, but it would have been easier and probably better had I had a reference like this. It is realistic, recognizing that the average writer may not have the patience to work out all the details before getting into the action…”
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