Plot and structure are like gravity. You can work with them or you can fight against them, but either way they’re as real as a the keyboard at your fingertips. Getting a solid grasp on the foundations of plot and structure, and learning to work in harmon
The Rules of Magic, According to the Greatest Fantasy Sagas of All Time Magic is mysterious and ancient, and its workings are often beyond the understanding of mere mortals. But that doesn't mean that magic doesn't have rules.
Elements of Culture ~ Relevant to world building in fiction. I certainly wouldn't attempt to determine every one of these elements.BUT this fantastic chart is a great place to get a grasp of your storyline.