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Discussion: Worldbuilding is So Necessary

Introduction Lately I’ve read some really interesting novels that built an intriguing or beautiful or otherwise wonderful world around the reader. But I’ve also read a few duds that just completely missed the mark. I’m a cinematic reader; I like to be able to see the characters, actions, and world unfold in front of me. […]

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D&D Series #2: Backstories and Payoff

Backstories: What they are and how to write them To start with, yes, obviously backstories are the stories that tell what happened in a character’s life up to the point the campaign starts. I imagine most people are able to figure that out from the word itself. But in Dungeons and Dragons, backstories can be […]