World Creation Categories

World Creation is a complex and diverse field. This is an evolving list of categories of the many different pieces involved in creating fictional worlds
Worlds
Fictional Worlds
Locations
Concerns everything related to locations, whether planets, environments, galaxies, asteroid fields, cities, buildings or caves
Characters
Everything related to the creation and development of characters
Factions
The process of creating factions, their development and hteir structure and how they relate to other factions
Stories
Writing compelling stories, developing arcs, creating structures of stories that fit well together
Creatures
Developing creatures that are interesting for the audience, having their biology make sense, making htem fit in their ecosystem
Object
Designing compelling objects that display character and help stories progress
Theory
Content related to the theory of world creaiton, not specific to a particular output but to te general concepts and ideas
Structure
Developing structures, such as sets of planets, mindmaps, languages, factions or timelines
Writing
Concerns the writing of every type of text, whether a story, the description of a character, a vehicle or a planet for instance
Visual
Relates to the creation of sketches, line drawings, finished concepts, flags or illustrations for any type of element
Map
Content related to the processing of creating maps of planets, systems, galaxies, cities, asteroid fields or any other type of location