WorldEmber 2022

WorldEmber is coming

What? It's November again already?
— Me, recovering from Covid
  WorldEmber 2021 didn't really work out for me - in fact, it's the only big WorldAnvil challenge I have failed since I joined back in June 2020.   This year, however, things are going to be different. After a tough year creatively, where Etrea has been almost completely neglected, WorldEmber 2022 is going to change all that.   What I'm trying to say is: I'm back.   (Hopefully.)  

Plans

  For WorldEmber 2022, I am going to be focusing on some integral articles for the world of Etrea - the sapient species. Earlier this year I revamped An Introduction to Etrea, ready for my planned overhaul of the articles I have already written (with the exception of The Teeth, which is almost to the standard to which I want all my articles to be).  
As part of the overhaul, I have been wanting to get the core articles for Etrea rewritten to limit the amount of retconning and rewriting I will have to do on the smaller articles. One you get the key lore stuff into place, after all, you're halfway there!   I have already started work on an article on magic, so that will be invalid for WorldEmber as it is already in progress. Look forward to that coming in early 2023. :)   So, as I said, for WorldEmber I will be focusing on the sapient species of Etrea:
  • Humans
  • Dragons
  • Shapeshifter
  • Merfolk
I don't expect to have beautiful polished articles by the end of it, but I am hoping to have a great base for each species to add to and make pretty.
 

Community Engagement

  Community engagement has always been a huge part of WorldAnvil for me. I love reading others' work and commenting on it, spreading the love and joy of worldbuilding around. This year, as I mentioned, has been really tough, and I've not been reading or commenting nearly as much as I'd like to.   For WorldEmber I'd like to commit to reading at least ten articles a day and leaving some love on them. I don't think that will be nearly enough to keep up with my notifications (RIP my inbox), so I want at least five of those articles to be from the worlds of people I don't already follow.  

Self Care

  Self care is always an important part of any challenge. My goal here is to have fun and not beat myself up if I have a day where I don't write or read anything. I will also make sure to keep checking in with my friends, as they lift me up and help keep the nasty brain goblins away.  

Written Articles

 

Comments

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14 Nov, 2022 13:41

So excited to see more articles from you!! Best of luck with WorldEmber :D

I hope you have a great day!   My most recent article!
  WorldEmber is coming!
14 Nov, 2022 16:46

Thank you, Mochi! You too! :)

14 Nov, 2022 14:48

This is a wonderful goal, Emy! :D And a lovely self care section too. Here's to a wonderful WorldEmber!


Cathedris, the world of God-husks and New Magic, welcomes you.
14 Nov, 2022 16:46

Thanks, Stormy! I hope you have a wonderful WorldEmber too! <3

14 Nov, 2022 15:14

Hooray for Etrea! I love it so much.

Lead Author of Vazdimet.
Necromancy is a Wholesome Science.
14 Nov, 2022 16:48

Thank you! <3

14 Nov, 2022 20:27

*Charges the lifteruppers* You've got this Doc!

14 Nov, 2022 20:41

Thank you, Kros! <3

14 Nov, 2022 21:02

Welcome back <3


Creator of Araea, Megacorpolis, and many others.
14 Nov, 2022 23:45

Thank you! <3

14 Nov, 2022 21:50

I have a pack of antigoblin lozenges at the ready--you can do iiiiiit <3


You are doing a great job! Keep creating; I believe in you!
Luridity: Where love is love and life is lived. Contains NSFW content.
14 Nov, 2022 23:45

I know you do! :D <3 Thank you!

Sage nnie
Annie Stein
18 Nov, 2022 11:34

I am a little bit concerned about your goals, ten articles a day sounds like a lot of reading! I hope you take good care of yourself and put yourself first this worldember.

Creator of Solaris & The Morning Realm -— Worldember 2022
18 Nov, 2022 17:28

My first year I was reading upwards of 50 a day, so 10 didn't seem so bad. Obviously I will revise this if it becomes too much! :) <3

Sage nnie
Annie Stein
18 Nov, 2022 21:55

Glad to hear it isn't set in stone! I wish you the best of luck!

Creator of Solaris & The Morning Realm -— Worldember 2022
19 Nov, 2022 00:41

Thanks, Annie <3

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