About the books, blog & podcast

About the Books

 

This site is dedicated to The Art of World Building, a multi-volume set of books that are:

  • The most comprehensive books available for strategies and techniques about world building
  • Authored by an expert with over thirty years experience in world building
  • Filled with examples of how to use everything inside
  • Full of free, reusable templates you can use to jump start your efforts

The Art of World Building teaches aspiring storytellers, gamers, and hobbyists how to build believable worlds using time-saving advice, templates, and relevant research so you can make informed decisions.  You’ll learn how much to build for each scenario, when to do it, and how it can be used in your work.

Volumes 1-3 (Creating Life, Creating Places, and Cultures and Beyond) are the main releases and are also collected together in The Complete Art of World Building. The short book, 185 Tips on World Building, is short tips drawn from these volumes.

Volumes 4-6 (four, five, and six) are transcripts of The Art of World Building PodcastEach volume includes episodes that were based on a subject in the first three volumes.

The Art of World Building Workbook comes in two editions, fantasy and sci-fi, and are based on the templates found in volumes 1-3.

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