Ah, world-building. We’ve all heard the story of an aspiring writer who’s been “building his world” for the past decade but has yet to write the actual story, haven’t we?
Maybe it’s just me. I tend to hang out in some strange places, after all.
But if you’re afraid that your world building can go astray, then here’s a link for you. Juliette Wade talks about how to Focus Your World Building Efforts on her blog TalktoYoUniverse. Actually, if you spend any time over at her blog you could get lost since there’s so many good world-building and culture articles there.