Sunday, December 18, 2011

Dive into Worldbuilding! (the Google+ Hangouts Index)

Hangouts are ordered as follows: Special Guests -- Topics

SPECIAL GUESTS: (Alphabetical by last name)
  1. Brad Beaulieu, The Lays of Anuskaya
  2. Aliette de Bodard, Obsidian and Blood/ Xuya/ House of Shattered Wings 
  3. Maurice Broaddus, The Knights of Breton Court/ Pimp my Airship
  4. Joyce Chng/J. Damask, Wolf at the Door/ Rider Trilogy 
  5. Myke Cole, Armies
  6. Myke Cole, Breach Zone 
  7. Malon Edwards, The Half-Dark Promise and other stories
  8. Laura Anne Gilman, Silver on the Road
  9. N. K. Jemisin, The Broken Earth Trilogy/The Fifth Season  
  10. Stina Leicht and Cold Iron
  11. Stina Leicht - The Fey and the Fallen  
  12. Ken Liu, The Grace of Kings
  13. Usman T. Malik, The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn and other stories
  14. Haralambi Markov, The Language of Knives
  15. Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Signal To Noise 
  16. David J. Peterson and Lawrence Schoen, Language Design
  17. Cat Rambo, Beasts of Tabat
  18. Deborah J. Ross, The Seven-Petaled Shield
  19.  Sofia Samatar, A Stranger in Olondria and The Winged Histories
  20. Christian Stiehl, Fantasy Cartography 
  21. Tim Wade, Sports
TOPICS:
  1. Alien Senses
  2. Aliette de Bodard, Obsidian and Blood/ Xuya/ House of Shattered Wings 
  3. Architecture
  4. Armies, with author Myke Cole - [watch here
  5. Autonomy, Individuality, and Identity
  6. Back History of Declining Societies
  7. The Body as a Record of Personal Experience and Cultural Identity
  8. Brad Beaulieu and The Lays of Anuskaya
  9. Building a world after starting your story - [watch here]
  10. Cat Rambo, Beasts of Tabat
  11. Cities
  12. Cities: Making your city work
  13. Colonialism and Imperialism 
  14. Colors
  15. Costumes 
  16. Crime and Criminals
  17. Cultural Interactions/Linking large-scale and small-scale phenomena
  18. The Culture of Death
  19. The Culture of Oppression
  20. Death and Funerals
  21. Deborah J. Ross - The Seven-Petaled Shield
  22. Dialects and Voice 
  23. Dining and Eating Practices - [watch here]  
  24. Disability and Accommodation  
  25. Diversity
  26. Domesticated Animals 
  27. Economics 
  28. Families - [watch here
  29. Fantasy Cartography with Christian Stiehl
  30. Fashion  
  31. Food, Agriculture, and Diet
  32. Gender
  33. Gender in Language
  34. Gender Roles
  35. Genre and Description
  36. Gestures
  37. Laura Anne Gilman, Silver on the Road
  38. Heroes 
  39. High Culture and Low Culture
  40. Holidays - [watch here]
  41. How Realistic Does a Created World Have to Be?
  42. How to Keep Rich Worldbuilding from Bogging Down Your Story   
  43. Humor and Pranks
  44. Illness and Medicine 
  45. Illnesses, Ailments, and Medicine
  46. Insults, Privilege, and Power Language
  47. Joyce Chng/J. Damask, Wolf at the Door/ Rider Trilogy 
  48. Ken Liu, The Grace of Kings 
  49. Language Design, with special guests Lawrence Schoen and David J. Peterson
  50. Language Barriers - [watch here
  51. Links between Physical and Social in Worldbuilding
  52. Literacy and Technology
  53. Magic Systems
  54. Manners, Round 1
  55. Manners, Round 2
  56. Malon Edwards, The Half-Dark Promise and other stories
  57. Martial Arts, and how they are portrayed in film - [watch here
  58. Matching Culture and Character Motive
  59. Metaphors - [watch here
  60. Maurice Broaddus, The Knights of Breton Court/ Pimp my Airship  
  61. Misunderstandings  
  62. Modesty
  63. Morals and Values 
  64. Mythology - [watch here
  65. Myke Cole, Breach Zone
  66. Natural Disasters
  67. Names, Titles, and Their Social Significance
  68. Parenting
  69. Personal Faith - [watch here]
  70. Pets 
  71. Political Systems
  72. Pregnancy and Parenthood
  73. Privacy 
  74. Privilege and Intersectionality
  75. Psychology 
  76. Realism in Worldbuilding
  77. Religion 
  78. Religion 2 - daily practices and diversity - [watch here]
  79. Religious Privilege
  80. Roads and Infrastructure
  81. Schools and Education - [watch here]
  82. Setting up Alternate Social Parameters
  83. Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Signal To Noise 
  84. Social Stereotypes 
  85. Sofia Samatar, A Stranger in Olondria and The Winged Histories
  86. Sports, with Tim Wade
  87. Stina Leicht and Cold Iron 
  88. Stina Leicht - The Fey and the Fallen 
  89. Suspension of Disbelief and the "Show, Don't Tell" of Worldbuilding
  90. Swearing 
  91. Tim Wade, Sports
  92. Travel
  93. Usman T. Malik 
  94. Villains 
  95. Water
  96. Weapons, Fighting, and Battles [watch here]
  97. Worldbuilding Process

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