“World-Building for Every Genre: A Checklist” by Mia Botha | 13th July, 2016 | Writers Write.
“Last week I discussed the importance of setting and what we can learn from sci-fi and fantasy writers about world-building. By following their guidelines, we can strengthen our setting and make our worlds more complete.
Here is a checklist to get you started. Below the checklist are questions you might consider for each category. I tried to use examples that are not considered fantasy or sci-fi.
- Work life
- Rituals and holidays
- Gender roles
- Family life and structure
- Water and resources.
I have left a few blank squares for you to add your own ideas. This will vary from story to story, but I hope it will help you shape your story to create a complete world.”
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