You know that building a believable world is one of the 3 elements needed to create a successful power franchise as we’ve discussed before on The World Building School.
That’s great! You’re over half way there. But what about the skills you need to build this amazing world? Take a look at them below
When you’ve mastered each of the 7 key skills you will be the greatest world builder the Earth has ever known… thankfully even if you only grasp a small portion of each skill you’ll be one of the best there is.
The historian is gifted with an ability to sit down and craft an elaborate time line for their word. As you develop this skill you will find it easier to take examples from real world history and use them to forge a unique history of your own. Learn More Here!
Sociology relates to all human (or sentient) interaction. It is this skill that will allow you to create diverse and interesting cultures to inhabit your stories. Learn More Here!
One key element of society is the way trade and business effects every aspect – from living conditions and social classes to the advancement of technology. With this skill mastered you can use it to modify and influence your history and sociology skills. Learn More Here!
A master of zoology not only knows the difference between a cat and a lion but they can build their own believable creatures too. As you progress in Zoology levels you will find it easy to build an ecosystem that rivals the scale and depth of Avatar. Learn More Here!
Understanding how the Earth is formed is a useful gift to the World Builder. It allows them to accurately determine weather conditions as well as resources available to a civilisation. Learn More Here!
The Lord of the Map. The writer skilled in cartography is an explorer. They can spend hours fleshing out the design of their world. This is a crucial skill because it visually unites all of the other skills. Learn More Here!
Understanding about science will help you to grasp many of the things that effect our world – gravity, physics etc. which is why improving your ability in this skill will help you develop your own world. Learn More Here!