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For questions about Worldbuilding.SE's unofficial blog.

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Where can I ask about blog entries without requiring 3rd-party account?

I have just read The Fractal Now after being directed to it from a featured meta post. Now, I have several questions about that story (eg. What is it about? How can several high-rep WB regulars see ...
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Bug in the pinned Blog links on the sidebar

This morning I saw the link on the sidebar to the pinned blog post, "Calculating Political Power", which I thought was interesting, so I clicked on it. However, it took me to the Stop Saying Rivers ...
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Can What-If Questions Be Allowed in Universe Factory?

Throughout its conception, the blogs on Universe Factory were either interviews, story chapters and worldbuilding dos and don'ts. But not once did I see a blog being a what-if question. (The last ...
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What “maturity level” do we want for the blog?

We've been asked what level of explicit content we want to allow on the blog -- PG, PG-13, higher? In discussing biology and especially xenobiology, it can sometimes be necessary to discuss the ...
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New blog post: Discord (Harmony 2): The Entropy Note (previous: Fantastical Evolution: A Perfect, Unreasonable New Standard & Alternatives)

Welcome to the newest post on Universe Factory, the blog of the Worldbuilding community: Discord (Harmony 2): The Entropy Note by FoxElemental Part 1 introduced us to the world of the harmonic ...
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How can I become writer in Universe Factory blog? [duplicate]

I just came to know about the Universe Factory blog when I read this question on meta. Professionally I am a software developer but I love to write and scribble. Is there any way to apply for becoming ...
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Great Lakes Earth Series

Let us say that, in the future, some scientists have created satellites capable of something that seems science fiction for now — punching the walls of the universe to study an alternate reality. By ...
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How to Make Universe Factory More Popular

The question is simple: What techniques or strategies must I need to support and publicize the Universe Factory blog site?
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If Universe Factory Fails, Where To Next?

Someone on the Worldbuilding Stack Exchange--I'm not going to name who--suggested that I put my alternate world on the Universe Factory blog. However, she warned me that that site doesn't get a lot ...
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Blog on mobile devices

I am interested about the Worldbuilding blog and would like to read some of the stuff in it but I cannot find it. The blog link at the bottom of the page takes me to stack overflow blog not Universe ...
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May (and should) we use the site design on our blog?

We have a blog. Its front page looks like this: That area roughly enclosed by a hand-drawn red circle is space that we can fill with a graphic. It actually goes wider than this screen shot; Medium ...
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Editor's Picks: February 2016

As you may know, we have a blog. As part of writing for that blog, I'm writing an Editor's Picks series - essentially a round-up of some of the great stuff we get on this site. To do that, I need to ...
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Editor's Picks: January 2016

As you may know, we have a blog. As part of writing for that blog, I'm going to be writing an Editor's Picks series - essentially a round-up of some of the great stuff we get on this site. To do that,...
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Bloggers: how's the blogging experience for you?

We have a blog and are now a few months in, so this seems like a good time to collect an initial round of opinions on what's working well and what could be better. This question is primarily for ...
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Want to be interviewed?

We've been doing a series of interviews for the Worldbuilding Community Blog. And we are looking for volunteers to be interviewed. Examples can be found below. It doesn't matter if you're new to ...
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What if I want to contribute only occasionally or once to the blog without joining the blog team?

I have an idea for a blog post. The problem is, I probably won't make a bunch. Indeed, for all I know I might only be able come up with one good blog post. How do I submit only one blog post without ...
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Could we get some prominent blog promotion on our site?

We have a blog, and it's off to a great start. In its first week and a half or so it's produced eight posts by four different authors, and tomorrow will see a fifth author's first contribution. ...
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We have a blog!

As you may have seen, over the past couple of weeks, Worldbuilding has been building not a world, but a blog. The setup of that blog is now complete! You can come and visit us now. We've got a ...
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Solicitation for blog posts [duplicate]

This is a proposal for solicitation for entries for the WB blog: Worldbuilding has been home to your questions and answers for a year now. However, what we don't ever see are the results of these ...
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Medium Blog - Best of Worldbuilding

So I'm going to be writing this type of post for the blog each month - "The Best of Worldbuilding". It'll have a look at some questions and answers from the last month, and make a few awards of "...
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What platform do we want our blog on?

We have one unofficial blog on WordPress. Another unofficial blog on something called medium is in the works. When we first started thinking about a blog, Blog Overflow was down (the official Stack ...
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Medium Blog - Contribut(ors|ions)

I'm in the process of moving our current blog over to a new platform (Medium), as part of our birthday celebrations. Now let's face it. Our old blog didn't really get off the ground. Part of the ...
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Medium Blog - Naming

I'm in the process of moving our old blog over to a new platform (Medium) as part of our birthday celebrations. In doing so, I'm reconsidering the name, which is currently The Magrathean Forges. That'...
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Can we have an SE blog for this site?

Stack Exchange put per-site blogs on hold a while back because, among other things, WordPress was causing too many problems for them. (They also had concerns about usage.) Now that SE has migrated ...
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We should have a World Building World blog! [duplicate]

On How shall we celebrate our birthday?, I was reading this idea for us post our stories. I was wondering how this would when it hit me! It has already been discussed here, but it did say "his thread ...
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The Blog - up and waiting for writing [duplicate]

We have now gone through several different discussions about the blog. Finally, it is almost ready to start working on. I have created the site. You can find it at http://magratheanforges.wordpress....
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The Blog - Naming and Scheduling

My last couple of posts have given the blog some scope, content ideas, and contributors. There are just a few more things we need before we can start writing. The first one of those is a good name, ...
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Scoping the Blog - Specific Content and People

My last meta post on this subject showed that our community is interested in having a blog. The purpose of this post is to add some more scope before I create it. Related: Worldbuilding Blog - ...
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Revisiting the Blog

A while ago, the community discussed starting a blog. Good ideas were raised and an initial scope was formed. However, the discussion stagnated after the realisation that in-house SE blogs are on hold....
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Worldbuilding Blog - Specific article ideas

As our recent question raising the idea of starting a blog showed, the community is interested in starting a blog with a variety of topics. In this question, we will see what specific articles could ...
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Worldbuilding Blog - Phase 1 and 2: Raising the idea and definition

Disclaimer: Blogs are on hold for the moment and this thread will likely not lead directly to us having our own blog. Instead, this post is supposed to test the water. I think Worldbuilding is a good ...