When people talk about their favorite books, they often mention that the author created a great world. When creating a world in your book or series – whether it is an alien planet or a small town in Wyoming – everyone knows the big things you have to include. We think about the history of a place and the mythology or religion that informs the belief system there. We know there is a government of some sort, law enforcement, and certain rules that everyone lives by.
So how do you take it further? How do you create a world that readers want to come back to over and over again?Read More