3 – Adventures in Worldbuilding

The Mythcreant Podcast

The Mythcreant Podcast dabbles into the depths of worldbuilding. Emily discusses how she starts the process for new stories, and Mike puts some of his military history knowledge to work in spec fic. Plus examples from Star Trek and Discworld, laser catapults, and a couple of other tangentially related short topics.

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Show Notes:

By order of mention:

The Sleepwalkers, Dresden Codak’s “alternative evolution comic”

The Ender’s Game Quartet by Orson Scott Card

Star Trek TOS: Errand of Mercy

TV Tropes Planet of Hats

Star Trek TOS: A Piece of the Action

Star Trek TOS: Bread and Circuses

Battlestar Galactica

Ender’s Shadow series by Orson Scott Card

The Discworld series by Terry Pratchett

Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett

Small Gods by Terry Pratchett

Honor Harrington by David Weber

Ankh-Morpork Thieves’ Guild 

Ankh-Morpork Assassin’s Guild

Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett

Granny Weatherwax, Discworld character

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