Tag: fantasy

Playing God: Establishing your WIP world’s geography

When conducting world-building for your fantasy WIP, it is absolutely essential that you understand the world’s geography. It’s different from ours, after all! In today’s Playing God post, I explore the reasons for establishing geographical features, some important considerations, and give a sneak peak at the geography in my own fantasy world! →

Playing God: Developing a magic system

Magic is one of the key elements in fantasy fiction, and developing an interesting yet consistent system is a vital step in world-building for any fantasy novel involving magic. In today’s Playing God post, I explore the main types of magic, some important considerations, and give a sneak peak at the system in my own WIP! →

How to make a fantasy map with GIMP

At the end of September, I put up online a map I had created for my WIP fantasy series Graceborn. I was touched by everyone’s enthusiasm and I received a LOAD of questions about how I made it. So here it is—the post I promised on how to make a fantasy map using GIMP!! >>