An excellent resource to craft worlds that are interesting and compelling, not just cohesive.
Jeff VanderMeer$24.99 $22.99
An excellent look at world building and a great jumping off point.
George R. R. Martin$49.95 $45.95
While "The Lord of the Rings" remains one of the best examples of world-building to date, the series "A Song of Ice and Fire" is among the best examples of world building in recent times. Please do not purchase this expecting actual lessons, it is an example of world building,