Eledris

The Eledris Blog is an archive of resources about worldbuilding, writing, art, and game dev. As I work on my world, I share my experience and knowledge in the form of easy to understand guides.

How to Fill a Sketchbook
How to Fill a Sketchbook

Filling sketchbooks is a great way to improve your art skills as well as a good metric to track your progress. However, it is fairly common that artists run out of inspiration and ideas for what to draw. That’s why […]

22. 03. 2023 26,012

Art Challenges
Art Challenges

If you want to improve your skills as an artist, or if you’re just bored, consider these art challenges!

22. 03. 2023 4,306

Creating Magic Systems
Creating Magic Systems

If you have created a fantasy world, magic is probably a part of it. I’d like to talk about magic systems, what makes a good one and how to create all of its parts.

22. 03. 2023 33,152

Creating Fantasy Vegetation
Creating Fantasy Vegetation

Having a few original plants created for your world can bring massive improvements to the perceived realism and depth of your worldbuilding. Let’s take a look at how you can create some vegetation!

22. 03. 2023 18,568

The Chronicles Writing Challenge
The Chronicles Writing Challenge

About a hundred days ago, I started working on a writing challenge – each day, I write a short story. I go into details of this challenge and how it helped me develop more as a writer.

22. 03. 2023 7,849

Creating Intelligent Species
Creating Intelligent Species

While humans are a perfectly good species for worldbuilding, you should consider adding a few more intelligent races. Let’s look at some tips for worldbuilding species.

23. 07. 2022 24,560

How to Write a Prophecy the Right Way
How to Write a Prophecy the Right Way

Adding a prophecy to your story can add a feeling of destiny around the characters and events of the plot. If you’re not careful though, you’re going to run into issues and plot holes. How do you prevent these problems […]

12. 07. 2022 23,635

Systems of Government and Sources of Power
Systems of Government and Sources of Power

The distribution of power in a culture influences all its other aspects. When worldbuilding, it’s important to have an understanding of some of the most common systems of government, so your cultures can take inspiration from them.

30. 06. 2022 2,360

Beta Readers and Where to Find Them
Beta Readers and Where to Find Them

You’ve finished writing your masterpiece of a book – now what? It’s definitely not the time to release it yet; you need beta readers to give you valuable feedback.

09. 06. 2021 3,862