Tag Archives: fantasy maps

Sketching a Functional City Map for Orientation and Reference

The city map. I can’t believe I’ve never focused on this topic before because the city map, or any one for a small area, is probably the most useful. World maps are glorious and epic, but for the writer, theres’ … Continue reading

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Accomplishment Shuts Down Self-Doubt

Outside, it’s frigid, but inside I’m snuggly warm basking in satisfaction, gratification, and anticipation. Combined, they’re increased confidence, which fuels my enthusiasm. The basic ingredients for all this are trying, doing, and accomplishing. Last week, I used the new series’ … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: Where My Interests Go To Thrive

So often it seems the blog posts I draft lead one to the next in a logical sequence. Kind of sounds like a book. This week is no exception. Last week I related my struggles and varied interests in school … Continue reading

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Pannulus Map

In my efforts to add my major maps to the Map tab I now arrive at Pannulus. I can think of the Tremjara map as my epic achievement. Carrdia, being my first map, has, like its name, become a piece … Continue reading

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Carrdia Map

Here I am again talking about maps and adding another map to my map menu on the WP site. This week it’s Carrdia, the nation at the heart of the continent. This, everyone, is the first map I made for … Continue reading

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Tremjara Map

After over a year I’ve realized that since moving back into my WP site that I never placed maps in the map menu. Whoops. So, it’s time to change that and a good place to start is with the largest … Continue reading

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2021: Editing, Worldbuilding, and Maybe More

These are uncertain times, but my purpose in 2021 is anything but uncertain. That purpose includes editing and catching up on the worldbuilding I’ve ignored for too long. Apply myself and I’ll be that much closer to publication. The General … Continue reading

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Make A Map for NaNoWriMo

Another year. Another NaNoWriMo. Another pitch urging writers to pen their fantasy novels with a map as an aid. Yes, here I go again talking about maps. Actually, to be more specific, your fantasy map. Your story takes on a … Continue reading

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This NaNoWriMo, the Perfect Writing Process is Within You

On the one hand, that book you’ve always wanted to read is about to be available. On the other hand, you have to write it. On the one hand, what you need to write that book, the perfect process, exists. … Continue reading

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Real is What Matters

Yeah, it’s getting real now. I’m always thankful for that because real is what matters most. I can’t believe it’s still been less than a month since I decided to create the supporting character of Talma Loyal while editing Pneuma … Continue reading

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