Mundane utility is the everyday, mundane use of supernatural abilities. Here are five of these awesome powers, with ideas on how your characters might use these powers in their everyday lives.
As a writer of spec fic, part of worldbuilding is balancing the incredible abilities featured in your world. Whether they be superpowers, magic, or some other supernatural phenomenon, here are five powers that could become a deus ex machina if you’re not careful.
Doing this again, friends, but we’re flipping the genre! Here are 8 sci-fi story plot ideas that don’t involve space.
Some of the scariest SCPs, chosen by one easily-frightened noodle.
How to get away with an awesomely powerful protagonist!
Looking to write a new story, but not sure where to start? Here are 7 (more) unusual setting ideas to get the brain juices flowing!
“Show don’t tell” is advice writers get all the time. But how we do we do that? Easy: think through the five senses!
Take this quiz to determine what kind of video game NPC you are!
Maybe everything is a quest. Hell, I don’t know. But I’m here to gift you beloved noodles with some fantasy plot ideas that are not the traditional “journey to find something and stop the bad guy” quest.
What are some ways to subvert The Chosen One trope in a way that will keep your readers guessing?
I want to help you blessed writers find new ways to destroy the world. Hey, what’s a good story without some world-ending conflict?
Chapter 1: Cannibal The darkness roared like black thunder as the first ate the second. The eldest of the tar-like sludge beings began its slow,…
A list of my favorite scary SCPs, including article rankings, level of existential crisis I got from reading them, and whether or not painful deaths are involved.
Inspiration in worldbuilding is great; caricatures are not. Here are some tips on how to create fictional cultures without causing harm to any cultures you take inspiration from.
Hey, they’re used often for a reason, right? Here are some scifi cliches we shouldn’t be avoiding.
Aw snap, here we go again.
What are some other good questions to ask when you get to the city building part of the worldbuilding process?
We see lots of cool jobs in fantasy and sci-fi. But what are some jobs you can’t feature in your next sci-fi or fantasy story that don’t appear as much?
What are some things you should keep in mind when creating a fictional city?