Worldbuilding: A Look at the Religion and Magic of Øtherworld

In this worldbuilding post, we will look at the magic and religion of my forthcoming sci-fi series, Øtherworld. In Jarrod’s real life dystopian future, religion plays a big part in most people’s lives: “The cripple, despite his affliction, was a deeply religious man. Most folks were these days. “Atheism was out-of-fashion, at least in the … More Worldbuilding: A Look at the Religion and Magic of Øtherworld

Worldbuilding: A Look at the History and Politics of Øtherworld

In my last worldbuilding post, we looked at the various environments of my forthcoming sci-fi series, Øtherworld. In this one, we’re going to look briefly at the history and politics of the world Jarrod lives in. “Jarrod had lived in the New York Megalopolis as longs as he could remember, in the precinct that used … More Worldbuilding: A Look at the History and Politics of Øtherworld

Worldbuilding: A Look at the Environments of Øtherworld

My newest sci-fi novel, Øtherworld: Luckbane, will take place in the future in several different environments. The first is Earth. It’s not a nice place. It’s overpopulated. It’s polluted. It’s practically lawless. Jarrod, our protagonist, lives in what used to be Charleston, WV, which is now part of the New York Megalopolis. He’s never seen … More Worldbuilding: A Look at the Environments of Øtherworld