A Bridge To The Quiet Planet – Religion

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Let’s get to know more about the setting of my upcoming novel, A Bridge To The Quiet Planet.  It’s out late this fall but you can find … Continue reading

Way With Worlds: Worldbuilding With Real Religions

[Way With Worlds appears at Seventh Sanctum, MuseHack, and Ongoing Worlds] So you’re world building, but the world is basically like ours, or like a given historical place and time. You’d start building religions, but . . . you’re dealing with real religions … Continue reading

Way With Worlds: Worldbuilding Religion, General Advice

[Way With Worlds appears at Seventh Sanctum, MuseHack, and Ongoing Worlds] (As noted in my past columns, this discussion of religion is focusing on the with some metaphysical or theological elements). When I worldbuild, I confess building religions and so on are some … Continue reading

Way With Worlds: Creating Religion Is Hard

[Way With Worlds appears at Seventh Sanctum, MuseHack, and Ongoing Worlds] So let’s talk about creating and writing religions in your world. You may now start panicking. Creating religions is challenging,as we all know. That sense of challenge, the burden, the awareness of … Continue reading