Episode 15: Potpourri

January 8th, 2020

Listeners have sent us questions, and we spend the episode answering them, and each of these questions was juicy enough to make a whole episode out of alone.  So you get to hear random morsels of joy that you would only get with a Listener Questions: about travelogue plots and caraco jackets and crownball, whatever that is.  

Transcript for the episode is here.  Thank you to our wonderful scribes!


Episode 14: Have Yourself A Merry Little Something

December 25th, 2019

Happy Holidays, dear listeners! This week, we're talking about worldbuilding holidays, and we giggle pretty much the entire time! 

Transcript is available here. Blessings upon the heads of our wonderful scribes!

Episode 13: And Now A Reading From The Sacred Text… (feat. Tasha Suri)

December 11th, 2019

On this week's episode, we're joined by our glamorous guest, Tasha Suri, author of EMPIRE OF SAND and REALM OF ASH to talk about worldbuilding religions!


Transcript is available here

Episode 12: The Play’s The Thing (feat. Cass Morris!)

November 27th, 2019

We're joined this week by glamorous guest star Cass Morris, Shakespeare scholar and author of FROM UNSEEN FIRE, to talk about art and pop-culture in fantasy worldbuilding! 


The transcript for this episode is here. Thank you to our excellent scribes!

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!! 

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