March 2, 2024

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Nerdwriter Weighs In On The Dangers Of Worldbuilding


There’s a new year coming, and we all want to build a better world for ourselves in 2016.

But worldbuilding means something else in fiction.  YouTube brainiac Nerdwriter made a video on the dangers of worldbuilding, specifically in regards to Tolkien and other large scale fantasy worlds, and how it connects to the real world.  See it after the cut, though he ends with a request for pledges.  You’ve been warned.