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.