Economic Worldbuilding: How Class, Economy, and Money Affects Your Characters

Hi Rosiee! Thanks for inviting us to the Be Your Own Mentor blog. We’re so excited to delve deeper into the following topic … economic worldbuilding!  Let’s get started! Maybe you’ve heard of the book The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. A little known book, right? Well, if you do know it, then … Continue reading Economic Worldbuilding: How Class, Economy, and Money Affects Your Characters

Worldbuilding Ripple Effects: Steering Social Worldbuilding with Purpose

Worldbuilding is a complex balancing act. Every piece of your world affects the others in unique ways kind of like an electrical circuit; they all have to be just right in order for the light to turn on. Because of this, it is absolutely key to treat every piece of worldbuilding with precision and purpose. … Continue reading Worldbuilding Ripple Effects: Steering Social Worldbuilding with Purpose

Antiheroes

Welcome to part two of my series on writing bad people! Last week, we talked about writing villains, and, today we’re going to be talking about how to write antiheroes, aka morally ambiguous heroes aka the absolute best kinds of characters. This article will talk about how to write a compelling character who isn’t necessarily … Continue reading Antiheroes