Story Development


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Topic Replies Activity
About the Story Development category 2 August 1, 2019
Magical Realism 4 September 13, 2019
Creature Creation 17 September 11, 2019
What to call my fantasy multiverse 6 August 15, 2019
Civilization Builders Unite! 24 September 13, 2019
Tips for someone who doesn't like worldbuilding? 17 August 28, 2019
Solar System Design 19 September 13, 2019
Book Recommendations for Worldbuilding Help 13 September 1, 2019
Advanced tech ideas for alien jungle natives 4 August 10, 2019
Worldbuilding Daily Category Thread 101 August 9, 2019
Making Beings 17 August 29, 2019
Countries and Villages and Worlds (oh my) 13 August 19, 2019
Problems with a Ghost World 7 September 13, 2019
How to slang? 3 September 13, 2019
Designing Species 15 August 31, 2019
Blow dart guns 7 September 14, 2019
I LOVE Worldbuilding, but how do I cover it in my series? 12 September 15, 2019
Alternate Human Biology 27 September 15, 2019
Maps, Maps, and More Maps 21 September 11, 2019
I Can’t Seem to Write Synopsises 5 September 15, 2019
Connecting Dreams - Story Plot 3 September 15, 2019
I have accidentally written myself a locked-room-mystery plot hole 14 September 14, 2019
How to end a war - aka "Would a time jump be justified?" 9 September 4, 2019
Your (favorite) Fridge Logic 5 September 5, 2019
Conspiracy theorist tries to "out" his guardian angel: but how? 8 September 5, 2019
Adapting myths and folklore 7 September 13, 2019
Usage Wars: "All Right" or "Alright"? 57 September 14, 2019
Usage Wars: the Oxford comma 11 September 14, 2019
Usage Wars: the sad, slow death of "whom" 11 September 13, 2019
Said is dead 73 September 13, 2019