World Development: 17 Topics to Brainstorm. Orson Scott Card's Shadow series has some fantastic futuristic world building based off of current events today.
This whole thing makes a lot of sense until you consider automation and robots (the way they are currently being developed). Soon as we get functioning, reasonably-priced-for-a-company semi-trucks, say goodbye to pretty much every single driving-based job ever--which is something like 40% of the American workforce or whatever. There won't be any jobs because the competition is too fierce, and companies want to consolidate job roles to reduce costs (read, wages).
CC: THANKS b/c there shouldn't just be like 5 canon superpowers. I'd take invisibility, size manipulation and weather control. OH and super speed. Just imagine me, a tiny invisible tornado-producing speed demon.
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Creating a good villain or bad guy can be a key element in telling a compelling story. But what exactly makes for a high-quality villain? Here are seven tips to help you go beyond the mustache-twirling cardboard cut out. #writing #writingtips #novelwriting #villains #villain #awelltoldstory