Just a random posting of an old map I drew many ages ago.
This is the realm of Syskuun, which began as a roleplaying setting before being expanded to serve as the setting for a series of stories that still may, someday, become novels.
My creation of Syskuun was a reaction … Continue reading
There are so many good web comics out there to sample and digest, it’s difficult to pick favorites. While there’s plenty of good work being done in more conventional genres (superheroes, gaming, … Continue reading
Plotting for epic stories gets muddled fast. Simple stories with a few characters and a straightforward narrative … eh, well, I don’t write those. I like massive worlds with large casts of characters and intricate, interweaving arcs. For this reason, I find timelines useful. Until recently, however, I had not found … Continue reading
Writing a fantasy novel is a great excuse to draw some maps. Not that I need an excuse.
It may be trite, but that doesn’t make it any less true: writing a novel is very much the same as undertaking a long journey. I suppose the clichéd metaphor would be … Continue reading