Episode 11: Threads of Life

November 13th, 2019

Rowenna and Alex are going a bit feral this week to talk about fiber arts! Marshall Ryan Maresca asks some good smart questions! 

The transcript for this episode is available here. Huge thanks to our scribes!!!

Episode 10: Death Becomes Us

October 30th, 2019

On this very spooky episode of WFM, we're discussing the customs and practices surrounding death! 


The transcript of this episode is available here. (HUGE THANKS to our wonderful scribes!!!)

Episode 9: Picking the Ties that Bind (with guest star RJ Theodore)

October 16th, 2019

Author RJ Theodore joins us this week to talk about worldbuilding family structures! 

Episode transcript here.

Episode 8: A Trip Over the Tongue

October 2nd, 2019

On today's episode we're finally getting around to naming some stuff, and that means we're talking about languages! Conlangs, language and culture, lots of tasty stuff!


The transcript document is here.


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Episode 7: Just Shake and Add Magic

September 18th, 2019

Today we're talking about building magic systems into the world! 

The transcript for this episode can be found here. (It's still in progress, so if you'd like to transcribe a couple minutes to help out your fellow World Builders, feel free! :D) 

Episode 6: An Interlude with Spreadsheets (with guest star Jenn Lyons!)

September 4th, 2019

We're joined today by Jenn Lyons, author of THE RUIN OF KINGS, to talk about methods of organizing your worldbuilding! We give some cool recs for programs to use, and some of us admit to using more simple and chaotic methods of keeping everything in line.

The transcript of this episode is available here. Thank you so much to our amazing scribes who have volunteered their time to assist with this: Eunice, Kate, and C, you're amazing!! 

Episode 5: People in a Petri Dish

August 22nd, 2019

This week we're talking big questions about people, culture, population, and technology! Let's make some civilizations!

Read the transcript here!

Episode 4: Civilization and You! (with guest star Fonda Lee!)

August 7th, 2019

This week we are joined by the amazing author Fonda Lee to talk about the basics of creating civilizations for your fantasy world! 

Read the transcript here!

Check out the map here! 

Episode 3: As Narrated by David Attenborough

July 24th, 2019

We're talking about building flora and fauna for the world! Come get some biomes!

Transcript available here.

Episode 2: Terra Firma and the Firmament

July 10th, 2019

On today's episode, we're talking about drawing maps and creating solar systems, and we begin to build our very own world from the... ahem... ground up. ;)

The transcription of the episode is available here.

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