How to Draw a Map

Originally posted on Writing Madness:
Brari Hollow generously shared her tips on Facebook and now I’m sharing it with you all. All instructions and pictures are hers, and you can find her here. “Eraser, pencil (mechanical is best), a fine-point but inky pen. For color, I would personally only add blue. I used a highlighter…

Building Worlds by Oren Litwin

Although it doesn’t seem to be an active blog anymore, I stumbled onto a great blog with lots of helpful stuff for world building, especially since it deals with areas that are typically largely understated in this process, such as Politics, Military, Economics, and Education. I’m learning a lot and I’m sure it will all…

Finding All The Bricks

I’m half-way through my first edit of The Varken and The Blessed is fully outlined and developed and ready to go in November for NaNoWriMo, if not sooner. So, of course, now I am allowing myself to think about The Book Book. Finally. I can already see how much I have grown in my writing, in…