Flowers are an important part of the ecosystem and for this flash challenge, we want you to write about a species of pollinators in your world.

“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”
― Albert Einstein

Flowers and a bird

By John Duncan

There are several different species of pollinators in our world. Birds, bats, butterflies, moths, flies, beetles, wasps, small mammals,, bees and some plants even pollinate themselves!

How is it done in your world? Do fairies do it? Cyborgs? Is it a magical occurrence? Do flowers walk and pollinate each other that way? The possibilities are endless.




“Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination.”
― Bryant McGill

Flowers and a butterfly

By Antonina Bukowska

– First, you need a World Anvil account.

 Use the species or natural law template.

– Minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 1500 words.

– One article per account, one person per account.

– The article needs to be public.

– The article needs to be submitted before the 30th of August, at 11:59PM GMT (the site time, look at the bottom of almost all pages of WorldAnvil.)

– Post a link to your article in a comment to this blog post. Do not fret if your post isn’t visible right away. I will have to approve of it before it shows and will be doing that twice a day.


“The cross-pollination of ideas is important; try to apply the lessons you’ve learned to your current project.”
― Andrew Hunt, The Pragmatic Programmer: From Journeyman to Master


By Laura Ockel

-The pride of having finished an article.

-Fun with friends, if you haven’t joined the discord do so and join in on the fun on the #challenge-discussion channel. (#sync-your-roles to see it)

-Janet and Dimitris will show off a couple of the entries on a stream over at the WorldAnvil Twitch channel when there is time. If you aren’t already following it jump on over there and give it a follow, that way you won’t miss out on any of the WorldAnvil streams.


Other challenges

“Every star that lights up the sky, every bee pollinating the flowers, every pet asking for a treat exposes us to energy that echoes throughout our universe.”
― Celeste Cooper

Did you miss our Summer Camp? or this flash challenge? Don’t forget that we have several different kinds of challenges over the year, check them out here: Worldbuilding challenges on WorldAnvil in 2020.