Writing Fantasy: How to Create Realistic Geography

Here I'm going to talk about geography in fantasy. First thing, and probably the most important thing I'll say in this post: consider the effect of the geography on the people that live there. Before we get to that, though, let's cover the basics of geography: - Rivers flow downland, towards the sea. - Mountains …

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Writing Fantasy: How to Handle Politics

When writing fantasy, most people choose to adapt an existing nation or culture, change a few key concepts, and use that as their outline. This is still very feasible today, and you can still draw plenty of unique ideas from even the most used cultures. Case  study: everybody has done the Romans, but when they …

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