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Wayfarer's Guide to Worldbuilding

Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcasts

The Wayfarer’s Guide to Worldbuilding is a tool to help writers, DMs, and creatives build unique, scientific, and magical worlds. Each episode explores one facet of worldbuilding and gives practical advice on writing these elements. Hosted by the Mythos and Ink staff—Kyle Rudge (Marketing Director), Allison Alexander (Editorial Director), and Emma Skrumeda (Publicist)—the podcast explores strong examples of worldbuilding from science fiction and fantasy books, TV shows, and movies and offers a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes world of publishing.

The Wayfarer’s Guide to Worldbuilding is a tool to help writers, DMs, and creatives build unique, scientific, and magical worlds. Each episode explores one facet of worldbuilding and gives practical advice on writing these elements. Hosted by the Mythos and Ink staff—Kyle Rudge (Marketing Director), Allison Alexander (Editorial Director), and Emma Skrumeda (Publicist)—the podcast explores strong examples of worldbuilding from science fiction and fantasy books, TV shows, and movies and offers a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes world of publishing.

Location:

Canada

Description:

The Wayfarer’s Guide to Worldbuilding is a tool to help writers, DMs, and creatives build unique, scientific, and magical worlds. Each episode explores one facet of worldbuilding and gives practical advice on writing these elements. Hosted by the Mythos and Ink staff—Kyle Rudge (Marketing Director), Allison Alexander (Editorial Director), and Emma Skrumeda (Publicist)—the podcast explores strong examples of worldbuilding from science fiction and fantasy books, TV shows, and movies and offers a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes world of publishing.

Language:

English

Contact:

2048990555


Episodes

1.04 Artificial Intelligence

11/25/2020
Machines capable of thinking and acting like humans. Robots with souls. Do they take over the world and attempt to destroy humanity? Are they depressed sidekicks? Do they just want to be left alone? It depends on the story, but all of these characters have one thing in common: they explore the question of what it really means to be human. Notes All Systems RedI, RobotStar Wars: The Old Republic Produced by Mythos & Ink. Announcement Music: Coffee Beats by Aaron Parsons (Used with...

Duration:00:19:18

1.03 Prophecy

11/11/2020
In a recent episode, we talked about time travel; this week, the topic is similar, but not quite the same—knowing stuff about the future. Prophecy can come in many different forms, such as vague notions of the future, riddles, or explicit visions of what is to come. Notes Chosen OnesTwilightPunk Rock Jesusnew websiteDiscord Community Produced by Mythos & Ink. Announcement Music: Coffee Beats by Aaron Parsons (Used with permission).

Duration:00:18:33

Dragons with Author Shelly Campbell

11/1/2020
It's a bonus episode! Fantasy author Shelly Campbell joins the wayfarers to talk about her upcoming book, Under the Lesser Moon, and dragons! In European traditions, dragons are associated with chaos and fire. In East Asian traditions, they are linked to sky and water. In our imaginations, they are associated with danger and adventure. For years, authors have played with these mythologies and created their own to tell tales about one of the most beloved creatures in fantasy...

Duration:00:26:47

1.02 Time Travel

10/29/2020
In this episode, the podcast hosts find themselves in the Time Traveler's Tiki Lounge, sharing stories about time loops, distortions, and paradoxes. Listen to the end for three questions you should ask yourself when you are building time travel into your world! Notes Discord communityTime Travel in Fiction RundownPatreon

Duration:00:19:09

1.01 Myth

10/13/2020
Myth—a story that explains how your world came into being and includes fables, folktales, sagas, epics, and legends. Join Mythos & Ink as we journey through fiction to find great examples of myths! We also give practical questions to ask yourself when building a myth into your own world.

Duration:00:21:24

4 Steps to Writing Song Lyrics for a Fictional World

5/29/2019
Winnipeg musician, songwriter, and YouTuber Dan Bergman guests in this first episode of the Wayfarer’s Guide to Worldbuilding, giving us some practical steps to writing great songs for the worlds we create.

Duration:00:49:11