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GUEST POST: WORLD BUILDING

This was first published on Bookwraiths and I found it to be a really interesting post, if it piques your interest in the book then my review can be found here: The Dragon’s Blade.

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Today, I am very excited to introduce readers to Michael R. Miller, whose first fantasy book, The Dragon’s Blade: The Reborn King, just came to my attention. This author bravely volunteered to reveal how world building factored into his writing process and his method of handling such a tremendous task. So without further introduction, here is Mr. Miller’s guest post, simply entitled WORLD BUILDING!

THE DRAGON'S BLADE

WORLD BUILDING

When does world building in fantasy go too far? In a genre defined by unique worlds, cultures and magic, readers expect in-depth world building. It is, however, a misunderstanding to think that these elements are the most important. Story and characters will always be what keeps a reader interested. Incredible characters and plot can shore up thinner world building but rarely will the reverse work.

Writers need to make a fairly deliberate decision on how far they want their world building to go…

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Book Reviews

The Dragon’s Blade: The Reborn King Book Review

The Dragon's Blade: The Reborn King. Michael R.Miller. 5 stars out of 5. The book blurb: Dragons once soared in the skies, but that was before the Transformation, before they took human form. Now, demonic forces stand to obliterate them. When left mortally wounded, Darnuir, the Prince of Dragons, can only be saved through a… Continue reading The Dragon’s Blade: The Reborn King Book Review