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New Worlds, Year Two

More Essays on the Art of Worldbuilding

Explore a world of your own . . .

Science fiction and fantasy are renowned for immersing their readers in rich, inventive settings. In this follow-up to the collection New Worlds, Year One, award-winning fantasy author Marie Brennan guides you through new aspects of worldbuilding and how they can generate stories. From beauty to books, from tattoos to taboos, these essays delve into the complexity of different cultures, both real and imaginary, and provide invaluable advice on crafting a world of your very own.

This volume collects essays from the second year of the New Worlds Patreon.


Also check out the rest of the volumes in this series: Year One, Year Three, Year Four, Year Five, and Year Six!