Creating Places: The Art of World Building #2 is a detailed how-to guide on inventing the heart of every imaginary world — places. It includes chapters on inventing planets, moons, continents, mountains, forests, deserts, bodies of water, sovereign powers, settlements, and interesting locales. Extensive research on each is provided to inform your world-building decisions and to help you understand the impact on craft, story, and audience. You’ll also learn how and when to create history and maps. Experts and beginners alike can benefit from the free templates that make building worlds easier, quicker, and more fun.