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How Do You Build An Imaginary World, Anyway?


Wed Dec 15, 2021
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
60 mins

Join us for a virtual program with Canadian writer and editor, Ed Greenwood, creator of The Forgotten Realms. Learn about worldbuilding, creating the settings of fantasy and science fiction stories.

Ed Greenwood will talk about approaches to bringing the setting of a fantastic tale to life, with musings on pitfalls and feeding dragons and fueling starships -- and where does all the garbage go?

Canadian writer and editor, Ed Greenwood is the internationally bestselling author of more than 400 books and a former TPL staff member.

Free. Everyone is welcome.

Register at the link below in advance to get an email reminder, or tune in day-of. This program will be recorded and available for replay on CrowdCast.

Questions about the program? Please email staff at The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy at or phone 416-393-7748.

Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you are Deaf or have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to participate in this program. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. At least three weeks' notice is preferred. Phone 416-393-7099 or email

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