Just like when creating a character profile, world-building can be an incredibly helpful exercise, helping you to discover things about your world which you never knew before. Below are 150 useful questions to consider when creating your fantasy world. You do not have to use them all, simply choose the ones that are the most suitable or get inspired to create your own! Let your creativity run wild here!
A little while ago I wrote a blog post titled "121 questions to ask you characters", I use this list personally and so I have decided to do a few more questions for characters within the fantasy world. It may seem like a lot of questions to answer on behalf of your character, but depending on your writing style, they could become incredibly useful.
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It's not only a new year, but it is also a new decade . . . Which my boss kindly pointed out means I have seen four decades on this planet. I am torn between a feeling of triumph for lasting this long and a sense of dread for the rapidly approaching wrinkles. With that … Continue reading 2020 Writing Goals
Every author goes about writing their book in a different way. Some jump straight in and let their imagination roam free with the story. Other authors create in-depth, detailed characters and then allow the story to write itself around them. Whichever way you write, coming up with interesting, relatable and realistic characters is difficult, so … Continue reading 121 Questions to Ask Your Character when Writing a Book
The tagline of my blog is "expert ostriching", which I know is not very clear to people, but it is something that one of my best friends once said to me about our amazing ability to procrastinate over absolutely everything. Like ostriches, we bury our heads in the sand and instead of doing fifteen minutes … Continue reading Writers Procrastination
Whether you are just starting out at writing or suffering from writer's block, writing prompts can be the perfect cure. Here is a 30 day challenge of writing prompts to help give your creativity a helping hand. The stories can be as short as you like and it is totally fine to mix them up, … Continue reading Writing Prompt Challenge