The Importance of the Family Structure in Worldbuilding

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here Alright (yes, I know,  I really need to come up with a new way to start my blog posts considering 4 out of the last 5 have started with the word “Alright”), well now that we have looked at some of the larger parts of society in world building, it is time […]

The importance of Religion in worldbuilding 

The importance of Religion in worldbuilding  When it comes to worldbuilding, one of the most important parts of your society that you will need to define, is what does their religion look like? Is it a religion of peace that discourages any level of violence, no matter how small. Or is it a warriors religion that encourages violence and death? Is this religion only practiced by a single race, or is it embraced by all the races in your world? Today […]

Government and corrections in your society

Alright. Well, now that we have taken a look at where your governments authority comes from and what style of government is used in your world, it is time to take a closer look at the justice system and some underlying principles of government. Today we are going to take a look at the role of government and corrections in your society. So, first, what is the role of your government?    Governments role in society  Government is a large part of […]

Creating a justice system for your world 

Creating a justice system for your world So now that you have created your world, and filled it with various different societies, how are these societies run? Do they have a king who speaks for the gods? Are they ruled by the strongest warrior? Do they have a council? Is it a democracy? A republic? Theocracy? Oligarchy? Are the laws draconian or progressive? What are the societies motivation for punishment to offenders? These are a couple of things […]

Building your society into your world.

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here Building your society into your world. Now that we have created your world from scratch and fleshed it out with mountains, rivers, jungles, deserts, plants and animals, it is time to add in your main inhabitants. But there are still a number of things to consider when building your society […]

Wildlife in world building

Wildlife in world building In my last article I ended up biting off more than I could handle in one go, so I have decided to split the flora and fauna of world building into two articles. Here I will cover what goes into populating the wildlife in world building your unique world, and several things you should consider while doing so.  Everyone has a purpose First, every creature should serve a purpose. If you […]

The importance of Flora and Fauna in world building 

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here The importance of Flora and Fauna in world building  So, over the past few weeks we have laid out the astronomy and geography of your world, but it is still a barren, lifeless planet. That is why it is important to add flora and fauna (plants and animals to those […]

The importance of Geography in world building

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here The importance of Geography in world building Well, now that we have determined some of the basics of our worlds astronomical surroundings, it is time to actually lay the foundations of our world, i.e. the geography. So, what is the importance of geography in world building? Why not just throw some random […]

The importance of Astronomy in world building

Disclaimer: Some of the below links may be affiliate links, if you want more information on what that means you can view my full disclaimer here The importance of Astronomy in world building  So, you have decided to start creating a new world for your story? Congratulations! Now it is time to actually start fleshing out your world with some details. Although this is your own world that you are in charge of, if you want […]

Eight things to consider when creating a new world

Things to consider when creating a new world So, you have an epic story to tell. That is a great start. But where does this story take place? What is the setting, the background? Odds are that it isn’t just down the road from your house (and even if it is then I am guessing that it is not also just down the road from your readers house, so there will still be some explanation needed). I […]