From his best selling series, The Art of World Building, author and world building strategist Randy Ellefson has collected some of his best advice from every chapter in small, bite-sized tips. All three books are represented in the topics covered:
Creating Life - analogues, species/races, gods, monsters, word figures, plants, animals, and undead.
Creating Places - planets, continents, land features, sovereign powers, settlements, land travel, water travel, space travel, time and history, places of interest, and drawing maps.
Cultures and Beyond - cultures, organizations, armed forces, religions, the supernatural, systems of magic, items, languages, names, legal systems, educated systems, commerce, health systems, and more.