“The Drifting Isle Chronicles” – Update #3

In the months since I last connected with Joseph Lewis, he and the rest of The Drifting Isle Chronicles team have been very, very busy.

In this update, Joe shares his thoughts on the launch of the collaborative project, how fans can contribute to the world, and what the team’s up to these days (and I share my thoughts on the project at the end).

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“The Drifting Isle Chronicles” – Update #2

This is the second update from Joseph Lewis, chief instigator of the collaborative project, “The Drifting Isle Chronicles.” We first heard from Joe when he was introducing the project, which he updated earlier this year. We have since heard from some of the other collaborators on the project, including Charlotte English, Katherine Tomlinson, and MeiLin Miranda. In this update, Joe shares how the project has gone and what the team is up to next!

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“The Drifting Isle Chronicles”

A few days ago I stumbled on a promising new shared universe project being led by Joseph Robert Lewis, a prolific self-published author.

The project is called “The Drifting Isle Chronicles,” and while it’s technically not a shared story world (Joseph is working with a small group of authors and is not accepting outside submissions), I was taken with Joseph’s enthusiasm and just-do-it attitude about tackling the challenge of collaborative worldbuilding. Plus, many of the challenges of shared universes apply to shared story worlds.

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