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?
by Reyadh Rahaman 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, deliberate rampage. It slowly consumed the second born of the planet. Its inky, slimy body oozed down the gaping maw of the first predator, known henceforth as the Cannibal. It took aRead More »Short Story: The Birth of Mancafar
The SCP Foundation is one giant collaborative project made up of a community of amazing writers coming together to write some real scary (and sometimes funny, sometimes sad) shit. From urban legend-esque monsters that keep you up at night to horrifying body horror plagues, there’s no limit to the strange objects, monsters, people, illnesses, events, and all things in betweenRead More »Rating My Favorite Scary SCPs
Inspiration in worldbuilding is great; caricatures are not.
Hey, they’re used often for a reason, right? Here are some scifi cliches we shouldn’t be avoiding.
Aw shit, 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 that don’t appear as much?
What are some things you should keep in mind when creating a fictional city?