Making Your Worlds Real: Tolkien's Concept of Subcreation

Themes:
LiteraryWriting
What:
Discussion Panel
When:
Sunday May 28   10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (1 hour)
Where:
8th Floor - Gaming/Filmmaking (Room 8006)
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Tolkien wrote an essay on subcreation, which he defines as the author's art of creating a fictional world real enough that the reader accepts it as real for the duration of the read. What goes into subcreation? How much is needed, and how much is too much?
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Army Research Laboratory
retired attorney
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Baen Books
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