Please copy and paste this into a Word document or deviation. Then highlight the information after the colons and type over it.
Time/Era: Exact year or approximate time
Name of Country: For fun, you could alter the name of an old country to amuse more educated readers. For example, I altered the Assyrian Empire's name for a conquering people to evoke images of brutality and Mesopotamia.
Geography: Keep track of all the places you mention and their approximate locations. I find it handy to draw a rough map of the area.
Landscape: Trees, soil, water, buildings... Imagine you were flying over the place in an airplane. What would you
Creating A Species: A guide and helpful tips. by Pizzatail, literature
Creating A Species: A guide and helpful tips.
IntroductionCreating a species isn't the easiest thing to do, and I know. I've made multiple species before. You may not know it, but design isn't the only thing that matters in creating a species. Just like humans, and fairies, and dragons: there's a lot more to a them than what they look like. What they eat, and maybe even what they believe in plays a big role on the species' life style. This guide/tutorial here is for fantasy creatures, but I guess this guide/tutorial can help you out anyway. I hope this guide/tutorial can help you out on creating a species!
Making the species.The Name. Now, I have to say, this is the ha
[Tutorial] How to create/improve your species by ImperfectEnthusiast, literature
[Tutorial] How to create/improve your species
How to create or improve your species – An Unconventional Tutorial
Disclaimer: If you are a seasoned species owner, some sections of this tutorial may be blatantly obvious to you. However, to make sure that new species owners understand these principles they have been included in this tutorial. Feel free to skip over these parts if you wish.
What this tutorial is not going to outline is 'How to pick a unique species name' or 'How to modify a real animal into a species', or other topics in a similar vein. Those popular tutorials were the ones I read when I first started creating species. However with some insight and a lot more experie
Anybody Can Write a Novel - Outline by DesdemonaDeBlake, literature
Anybody Can Write a Novel - Outline
Anybody Can Write A Novel - Outline
A Step-by-step Guide for Anyone to Learn How to Write a Novel
This is an Outline of all my current articles, and a look at what is to come. I will try to update it, at least once every two weeks. Also note that just because something is absent from the Outline does not mean I don't plan to write it. This is a compilation of only chapters that have already been written.
(You'll notice that I have neglected some points and chapters within this Outline. This this is simply a result of realizing that there is so much to learn, when it comes to writing. Don't worry, I'll be sure to come back and fill in the g
This article focuses on novels, but its advice can be applied to any long-term project.
Do you tell yourself that you're going to write and never do it? Do you keep talking about your book but leave it sitting at chapter 2 for five months straight? Is it difficult for you to sit down and actually write something?
Most people don't write because there are so many easier ways to spend their time. Their favorite show is on at eight. Oh, look, their friend just posted a bunch of photos online. Then they feel like baking cookies. And suddenly, a day that was supposed to be productive has been spent on TV, the internet, and food.
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