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Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon


This concise first volume of Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators provides straightforward guidance on how to model the astronomical elements of an Earth-like planet for your storyworld setting.

Author and storyworld creator Matthew Wayne Selznick ("Brave Men Run -- A Novel of the Sovereign Era") explains the science and helps you through the (basic) math required to:

  • Select an appropriate star
  • Figure out the best distance for your planet to orbit that star
  • Work out the details of gravity, day length, and atmosphere for the planet
  • Determine when your planet's moon is full

...and much more... all with just a calculator. No advanced degree required!

"Worldbuilding For Writers, Gamers and Other Creators Volume One: Star, Planet, Moon" is approximately 8,000 words. This e-book is enhanced and expanded from material originally published on the author's web site. Your purchase includes both EPUB and MOBI formats in a zipped bundle.

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Matthew R November 23, 2020 5:09 pm UTC
What's the page count?
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Chuck H November 23, 2020 5:20 pm UTC
The description states that it is about 8,000 words, which would make it about 16 pages single spaced.
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Matthew S November 23, 2020 5:28 pm UTC
Hi Matthew -- it's an ebook, so page count is fungible. However, it's about 8,000 words, which is equal to about 32 pages in standard manuscript format. The product is a concise step-by-step guide on using calculator or spreadsheet math to devise a realistic earthlike planet and it's star and moon -- no fluff. Does what it says on the tin, as they say. Give it a go!
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