Today we look at a less tangible aspect of world-building: What makes your society the way it is?
Write a story focusing on an aspect of society that matters to you/your story. How did society get to a place where this is important?
- You’ll probably have to go back into history for this (or ‘history’, if your world is completely made up).
- Think about issues like gender/race/economic/religious norms. How did they get where they are? What made the norms, normal?
- Pick something that matters to you. Don’t try to explain everything, just the thing that makes your blood boil, or that gets you excited.
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3 thoughts on “Societal World Building – a writing prompt”
Here I am, posting belatedly once again, with my Societal Setting plotting post (including links to both stories). Hoping to finally get caught up with my posting today!
It helps if I add the link, right?
This was hard! But I wrote something.