Avily Jerome

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 3: Building a Religion)

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 3: Building a Religion)

I’m continuing my series on world building. Start by checking out Part One and Part Two. Building a Religion In Part One, I had an overview of different elements that go into creating a rich, round culture. Now, I’m going to break down those elements and talk about implementing each one in a more detailed […]

The Camp

The Camp

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Seeing     Escape     Bandit     The Road     Beggars     Healer The City     Spy     A Place to Stay     Outlaws The Camp The heat from the lowlands didn’t dissipate until they were far up into the mountains. Rose wiped sweat from her brow with a cloth Myrta handed her. The cart they […]

Outlaws

Outlaws

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler What Came Before: Seeing     Escape     Bandit     The Road     Beggars     Healer The City     Spy     A Place to Stay Outlaws Taurin stretched. The girl, Rose, knew her healing arts. He felt better than he had before the injury. He watched her in the corner, trying desperately to match the […]

Rebirth Cover Reveal

Rebirth Cover Reveal

I have the wonderful opportunity to be part of the launch team for an upcoming book. I really love reading and reviewing books. It’s kind of an excuse to get to read for fun, because I’m doing it for someone else, not just for me, so when I see opportunities, I try to jump on […]

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 2: Stereotyping)

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 2: Stereotyping)

I have started a series on world building. I’m trying to incorporate these things into my own worlds, and I hope they’ll help you with developing yours. Last time, I talked about fleshing out your world with diverse races, religions, and customs for different people groups in your world. This time, I want to talk […]

Seeing

Seeing

The Amulet Saga Volume Two: The Traveler Other stories in this series: Escape     The Road     Bandit     Trader     The Third Son Healer     Beggars     The City     Spy       The Search     A Place to Stay Seeing “Sight is a gift. It cannot be learned,” Ada said. Anarosia watched carefully as Ada prepared the […]

World Building—Creating a Culture (part 1)

World Building—Creating a Culture (part 1)

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about world building and how to create a deep, memorable world, and how that world will shape my characters. It’s not something I think about consciously a lot, but how we build our worlds and our cultures directly affects how our characters think, act, and live. One of my […]