Worldbuilding Quest

Want to get more in-depth help with your worldbuilding? Want the chance for one-on-one help? Want to be a trailblazer, helping to forge the way for others to follow? Then, adventurer, read on... We are delighted to be introducing our latest project: Worldbuilding Quest: a worldbuilding course for writers. For this first enrolment, we’re looking [...]

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Episode 2.3: Worldbuilding Education, Training, and Mentoring

In today's episode, we're going back to school, and talking about building education and learning into your world. We discuss the different things you need to think about; from how education fits into your wider world, to the different kinds of education you could include. We chat about tropes, and the problems that can arise, [...]

Episode 2.2: From Villainy to Heroism – Worldbuilding with Sacha Black

In today's episode, Holly talks to author Sacha Black about her fiction and non-fiction books, her new podcast, Rebel Author and her worldbuilding highs and lows. Listen on your favourite platform here. Sacha Black is a bestselling and competition winning author, developmental editor and writing coach. She also has five obsessions; words, expensive shoes, conspiracy theories, [...]

Worldbuilding Challenge

If you follow us on Instagram then it's likely you've seen our Worldbuilding Quest challenges in the past and hopefully seen something about our latest iteration of it. But I wanted to take a minute to give a bit more detail about what's happening with it. Next week, beginning on Monday 26th August 2019, we'll [...]

Guest Blogging at ALLi

Holly has been blogging over on the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) website, Self Publishing Advice. You can see the article all about starting an author podcast here: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/how-to-create-an-author-podcast/ ALLi members receive a number of benefits, not least being the amazing community online as well as opportunities to contribute to the blog and to their [...]

Some Words on Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome is, in essence, self-doubt. A particular kind of self-doubt. Beyond saying "I'm not good enough," and "I can't do this," impostor syndrome will convince its victim that they will be found out for the fraud they are. That they are merely pretending at being what they claim to be, and that their deception [...]