Notes

Welcome to my notes, updated live and ever evolving. You might discover ideas in various states of progress, [[!links which have yet to be created]], and late night rambling. For notes on media I've read/played/watched, check out the Library.

Books 2020

See Mentions for a list of all my book notes from 2020.

2020 Top 10: Books

A lot of things happened in 2020 which, besides the wider mayhem, contributed to me...

Network Effect

The network effect is when the value or utility of a product is dependent on...

Worldbuilding for TTRPGs vs Novels

The way I think of it is worldbuilding in TTRPGs is a conversation, a constant...

Create an Ecosystem and the World Builds Itself

For me, gaming has completely changed my approach to worldbuilding. I've always loved making up...

Beware What You Think You Want

I was reading this thread on Substack about newsletters people would like to see and...

Write to Think

[[!Talk through your idea]]s. It forces you to think about angles you have not yet...

Morning Pages

I first heard about morning pages from Andy Matuschak. Morning pages are three, handwritten pages...

Storytelling MOC

Narrative theory

[[!Storytelling methods]] Narrative type Narrative structure [[!Literary device]]

Story terms

Literary Elements Plot vs story Narratology Narrative vs Narration POV / perspective Structuralism +...

Plot vs Story

The terms [[!Plot]] and [[!Story]] are often used interchangeably when referring to the content of...

Narrative Types

Most narratives fall into one of four over-arching types. The type does not determine the...

The Underland

The darkness inside the world, existing inside caves, burial sites, roots, mountains, catacombs, sewer networks,...