24. 3 Common Problems in World Building for Novelists

How To Write The Future

Dec 19 2022 • 7 mins

“Our job as fiction writers is to evoke emotion in the reader.”

In this episode of How To Write the Future, titled "3 Common Problems in World-Building for Novelists," Beth Barany, creativity coach and science fiction and fantasy novelist,  shares 3 common problems for novelists in world-building, answers some recurring questions that she often gets asked, and reveals one piece of advice for you to get started on creating vivid worlds for your stories.

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ABOUT THE HOW TO WRITE THE FUTURE PODCAST

The How To Write The Future podcast is for science fiction and fantasy writers who want to write positive futures and successfully bring those stories out into the marketplace. Hosted by Beth Barany, science fiction novelist and creativity coach for writers.

Tips for fiction writers!

This podcast is for you if you have questions like:

  • How do I create a believable world for my science fiction story?
  • How do I figure out what's not working if my story feels flat?
  • How do I make my story more interesting and alive?

This podcast is for readers too if you’re at all curious about the future of humanity.

ABOUT BETH BARANY

Beth Barany teaches science fiction and fantasy novelists how to write, edit, and publish their books as a coach, teacher, consultant, and developmental editor. She’s an award-winning fantasy and science fiction novelist and runs the podcast, “How To Write The Future.”

  • SHOW PRODUCTION BY Beth Barany
  • SHOW NOTES by Kerry-Ann McDade

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CONNECT
Contact Beth: https://writersfunzone.com/blog/podcast/#contact
Email: beth@bethbarany.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bethbarany/

CREDITS
EDITED WITH DESCRIPT: https://www.descript.com?lmref=_w1WCA
MUSIC: Uppbeat.io
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