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Welcome World builders!
Well, it's time for the second installment of World Building Basics. Last post I went over the different kinds of world there are to choose from, and hopefully, you've got a basic idea for your world. In this post I'll be going over another basic, and that is magic.
Magic, magic is one of my favorite parts of world building for a few different reasons. It can help you build certain parts of your world from guilds to cults and actual places that could have only been forged using magical energy. This can also bring new races into your world and dangerous creatures for your characters to hunt and fight against! But before you start to think up imaginative magical beings and objects, you have a few things needed to be set straight. Where does magic come from? Do mages, witches, warlocks, etc. use their own life force? Do they use the life force of others? Do they get magic from something like the sun, fire or the cold? Maybe there is a special element tha