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Theme-Worldbuilding Integraton Part 2: The Use of Misnomers - 09/11/2012
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This Part 2 of Theme-Worldbuilding Integration is about the weaponized misnomer, a writing technique derived from your reader's everyday world.   Last week we began to discuss integrating two of the moving parts, the basic components of story, the theme and the worldbuilding. http://aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2012/09/theme-worldbuilding-integration-part-1.html I should repeat here that even urban fantasy or contemporary romance stories need "worldbuilding" -- because the "real world" setting you are using is actually a construct, a "setting" -- like the cardboard "flats" of a play or the false building fronts of a Western set.  They have to "look real" -- but in reality, they aren't real.  That's part of the charm.  You as a writer are creating the illusion of reality, not reality itself.  So you must build that illusion carefully. Last week we briefly enumerated the two separate principles, theme and world...

Theme-Worldbuilding Integraton Part 2: The Use of Misnomers



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