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.
Writing Prompt no.27 - Write about a piece of furniture in your home.
Writing Prompt no.29 - Write about your 21st birthday.
Writing Prompt no.28 - Search online for colour palettes and be inspired to write by one you resonate with.
Rewrite a fairy tale. Give it a new ending or make it modern.
Writing Prompt no. 25 - Go people watching and write an ode to a stranger you see on the street.
Writing Prompt no.24 - Write about a piece of jewellery. Who does it belong to?
Writing Prompt no.23 - What’s the weather outside your window doing right now?
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