Invisible Ink offers a number of posts on the elements of story building, such as setting and even politics of your novel.
The author, Whitney Carter, wrote and published a number of books of Fantasy. You’ll find plenty of tips and ideas with her posts on that genre. Under her ‘Author’s Scripts’ page, you can find excerpts of her writing.
Also, check out her World building page that includes posts on that for fantasy writers. Its very helpful.