Also you want to keep in mind that you might have multiple protagonists.
For example, in the Concept Album I am currently creating, I have several different protagonists all over the world, and they all have their own unique perspective on the Disaster that is taking place on the Earth.
The point of the Antagonist is to give conflict in the story, making it more interesting.
Some stories have "Bad situations" to act as the Antagonist. A good example would be a Romantic Comedy, where the guy accidentally gets two dates. It's an awkward situation, but there's no actual "Bad Guy", instead the Tension acts as the "antagonist. (And yes, I realize that was a ridiculously retarded idea for a Romantic Comedy, Just humor me okay?)
Obviously, if you are writing a more Non-fiction story then you probably won't have to invent any of your own creatures.
For the Cedric Bixler-Zavalas out there, creatures may be the thing for you. But you'll have to use a bit more of your imagination, and will need to be able to draw your ideas on paper.
I'm a terrible artist, but I can get the main idea on to paper, and then I get someone who is talented to finish drawing a good copy for me.
What if your story took place in some Nazi-occupied area....but instead of in Europe, it takes place in Africa! An Alternate reality!
Seriously, you have all the room in the world to be as creative as you would like to be. I consider what I just said a mildly creative Idea, and I just made it up on the spot! Think of what you could do if you put all your emotion into your idea.
Just take some time, and think about how your world is run by the people who are "In Charge".
Speaking of "In Charge"....
Heck, what if you are the type of guy who likes Greek Mythology, and you use all the Gods of Athens to create your concept album?
Or you could use the Traditional Christian God to give your story more context.
What if there was a world disaster, and in your story, you said that it was God's way of punishing the world for their sins etc. That's just an example that I can come up with from the top of my head, but you get the idea. Aliens
It might be important to include. Perhaps you have a unique idea on Aliens, and would like to incorporate it into your story?
After all, this is music. This is how you portray all of your values, beliefs, and ideas to an audience.
So...Do you believe? Nature
What if your story is about a man traveling through the Arctic. He has to battle the Cold, and Storms while out on sea.
You should decide whether or Not Nature will take a place in your story.
Now I can't write your story for you. But I can help. So the best thing you can do would be to go through each of these sections (Nature, God, Aliens etc.) and just give a Yes or a No to whether you want them to have a part in your story.
Once you do that, you will have a much clearer Idea about what you are writing.
These are the foundations to building your story, and I think 90% of people creating worlds and stories forget to build this "Checklist", so to speak. Summarized
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