The Art of World Building

The Art of World Building non-fiction series by Randy Ellefson consists of eight books.

Main Releases

Volumes 1-3 of the series are the primary books, which are available in paperback, hardback, audio book, and eBook.

May 2017

November 2017

April, 2020

November 2020

Status

As of spring 2020, only the paperback and hardbacks are available to libraries and book stores due to exclusivity deals with Amazon and ACX for the eBooks and audio books.

The Transcript Books

Ellefson turned the books into a successful podcast, each episode based on a chapter of one volume. The transcripts of the episodes are collected into volumes 4-6, which are currently available in paperback, hardback, audio book, and eBook formats.

May 2019

July 2019

October 2020

Status

As of spring 2020, released eBooks, paperbacks and hardbacks are available via Ingram. All audio books will become available later in 2020.

The Tips Book

Ellefson collected nearly 200 tips from the first three volumes and released them as an inexpensive starter book.

January 2020

Status

As of January 2020, available via Ingram and Findawayvoices.