How to worldbuild Scifi & Fantasy Cultures & Societies: Biology, Families and Dynasties (part 1)

How to worldbuild Scifi & Fantasy Cultures & Societies: Biology, Families and Dynasties (part 1)

Greetings and Salutations! I’m Janet from World Anvil and today we’re going to talk about how you can create cultures and societies in your worldbuilding project! So we’re going to talk about marriages and families, we’re going to talk about clans or dynasties, and then we’re going to address wider units like tribes and cultures. […]

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LITERATURE – Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet was born in Paris in 1694 His father, a well-established lawyer, sent him to the best school in the capital, and by all accounts, he was a brilliant student. The young Arouet, decided at an early age to make his name as a writer, or rather to remake his name, as the first […]

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LITERATURE – Jane Austen

LITERATURE – Jane Austen

Jane Austen is loved mainly as a guide to fashionable life in the Regency period, but her own vision of her task was radically different. She was an ambitious and stern moralist. She was acutely conscience of human failings and wanted, through her novels, to make people less selfish and more reasonable. More dignified, and […]

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LITERATURE – Gustave Flaubert

LITERATURE – Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert was a great French 19th century novelist who deserves our love and sympathy as much for what he wrote as who he was. We can admire him for four reasons at least. Flaubert wrote arguably the single greatest tragic novel ever written, Madame Bovary, which he worked on for five years and published […]

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LITERATURE – Charles Dickens

LITERATURE – Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was the most famous writer in the English language during the 19th century. And one of the best-selling authors, of all time. He can seem remote, the frock coat, the velvet collar, the fish tail beard, the bow tie. But he has a lot to say to us today. And that’s because he […]

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The Enlighten One Asif Azam Siddiqi

The Enlighten One  Asif Azam Siddiqi

The Enlighten One Asif Azam Siddiqi

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How Pop Culture Writer Grows into Senior Editor Job – Mark Graham

Erik: What’s the greatest difference being and editor verses being a writer? Mark: Well, as a writer you’re sort of focused on yourself and the work that you do, whereas the role that I serve in as a senior editor at VH1 is a little bit more advisory in capacity. I’ve got a little bit […]

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Abdul Qadim Patyal -The poet of Kandahar (NATO in Afghanistan)

Abdul Qadim Patyal -The poet of Kandahar (NATO in Afghanistan)

‘The rush of devils have started again Their story is old but has brought them in a new page They are counted as devils But they are more professional than original devils in this work They have the ability to give fraud in different ways They are counting themselves the most professional They are counting […]

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PHILOSOPHY: Jacques Derrida

PHILOSOPHY: Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida was one of the most famous, controversial, but also wise figures in recent French intellectual life. He invented a way of doing philosophy that he called Deconstruction, which fundamentally altered our understanding of many academic fields, especially literary studies. Derrida was born in 1930 in El Biar, a suburb of Algiers, in what […]

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