Yesterday I fixed all the typos and formatting errors my beta testers found. Today I’m doing usability fixes: rebuilding worksheets that left my beta testers lost or confused, moving things around in the Geek-Deep Worldbuilding section to make it easier to understand how the included videos and worksheets connect to the whole Geek-Deep worldbuilding process…stuff like that. Will take a … Continue reading →
Sometimes show is better than tell. Okay, USUALLY show is better than tell. So for those of you wondering if worldbuilding works with or is necessary for YOUR genre and YOUR work, here’s Chapter 1 of Holly Lisle’s Create A World Clinic. THE WHOLE CHAPTER. CHAPTER 1 World #1: The Dot World Build Your First Complete World In Five Minutes … Continue reading →
If you’ve been following along on the live beta testing on CREATE A WORLD CLINIC, I’d like to know if you’re getting a clear picture of what you’ll be able to do with the book, or if you need to know something different. What questions do you still have that haven’t yet been answered. Please ask them here, and I’ll … Continue reading →
ADDED 01/16/2014: Beta Testers chosen and notified. Beta copies go out today. I had two folks on my very short beta tester list pass on this project, so I have two spaces for new beta testers. Tell me why you want to be a beta tester on this project, what sort of writing you do, and what you can bring … Continue reading →
I want folks interested in the course to be able to get an objective idea of what Create A World Clinic will let them do, and how they’ll be able to use it for THEIR needs before they lay out money for it. So beta tester comments as they’re working through this course will be public. Beta Testers: Create a new reply … Continue reading →
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The finished draft (book plus worksheets) comes to 66,491 words. I’m printing out the draft now to give to my editor, and tomorrow will be contacting the folks on my beta tester list to see who will be able to do the necessary worldbuilding orgy on my schedule. Meanwhile, I’ll be putting together the various videos, downloadables, and other things … Continue reading →
Back in 1991-1992, when I was building Arhel and writing Fire in the Mist, I worked out in detail the thirteen Hoos sexual preferences, and mentioned them as half a line in the Glossary at the back of the book. Over the years, I received a lot of mail/email asking me about those thirteen sexual orientations. Problem is, during a … Continue reading →