An Easy Guide To Crafting Fictional Cultures

Some speculative fiction stories are set in imaginary worlds, others in alternative or fantastical realities here on Earth. Regardless of where your story takes place, developing fully-realized cultures is crucial to immersive world-building.

In today's episode, Kristen breaks down the role that culture plays in world-building, the two main approaches to developing fictional cultures, and the twelve common cultural elements you'll want to consider when bringing your world to life!

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