- You can picture in your head everything from how the world is run politically to who the beings are the world depends on to get anything done.
- You can visualise the societies of your world - there are class systems everywhere - and how they interact or, conversely, why they don't.
- You can plan out what the history of the world was, how that affects the current situation you're writing about in that world, and whether there's an official version and/or revisionist one.
- You can see how towns, villages etc are run and the life that goes on in them regardless of what your story is actually about. (The life of towns/villages etc is bound to affect at least some of your characters - are they rebelling against it? Does it inspire them? Are they acting heroically to defend it?).
- You can ask yourself questions about your world and answer them!
There are certain ways of knowing your created world works. These are:-
I'm Allison Symes and write fairytales with bite, especially novels and short stories.