What's in a Name? How This Author Names Places and Things

What's in a Name? How This Author Names Places and Things

When I began meeting with my writers’ group about four years ago, I encountered a new term, world building. It seemed to be used mainly by those in the group who wrote in the science fiction or fantasy genres.

Sure enough, I found the definition online. Whatever did we do before Wikipedia, or the internet, for that matter? But that is a discussion for another blog, perhaps.

Worldbuilding is the process of constructing an imaginary world, sometimes associated with a whole fictional universe. The resulting world may be called a constructed world.

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