The Fantasy Writers' Toolshed


How To Build A Fantasy World

Season 1, Ep. 25

Richie welcomes fantasy author and real-life world builder, John Tarrow, to the Writer’s Toolshed.

Over the past 25 years, John has converted his 3 bedroom home into a magical fantasy world. We chat about the building of Talliston House and Gardens, how it’s influenced John’s worldbuilding approach when it comes to writing, and John shares his top tips on how to build a fantasy world—in reality and on the page.

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