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Kate Messner Lesson on Building Fantasy Worlds

Why is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling? How about The Matrix or Harry Potter? What makes these disparate worlds come alive are clear, consistent rules for how people, societies — and even the laws of physics — function in these fictional universes. Author Kate Messner offers a few tricks for you, too, to create a world worth exploring in your own words.”

Full Lesson: How to Build a Fictional World by Kate Messner
Via Open Culture: How to Build a Fictional World

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Magical Book offered as free download wallpaper

Desktop Nexus is offering this lovely piece as a free download, but someone put a lot of work into it and the ‘uploader’ does not claim to either own the copyright or be aware of an extant free license.

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Shilo Shiv Suleman: Using tech to enable dreaming

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Wonderland by Kirsty Mitchell

Over three years, artist  Kirsty Mitchell has created an incredible series of fantasy images in memory of her late mother.

Ms. Mitchell found solace in her photography after her mother’s death from cancer.

‘This escapism grew into the concept of creating an unexplained storybook without words, dedicated to her [my mother], that would echo the fragments of the fairytales she read to me constantly as a child.’

Read more and see more stunning images at Mail Online.

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