June news — Time for winter writing spells

The Ruon Chronicles Finally the first draft of the new first chapter of The Knowledge Stones is finished! Huzzah! Basically the first and third chapters are brand new in order to flesh out the story and and characters and, you know, not pants the whole novel. I’m posting the first part on Patreon tomorrow, so […]

Adventures in writing “Porselein”

Or, on building a new world I have gotten so used to writing in the world of Airtha-Eyrassa, that building a whole new world for Porselein has come as quite a shock to my system! Suddenly I’m left with a complete blank page screaming “Here be dragons” and I’m not even sure if that world […]

Worldbuilding The Ruon Chronicles – Of Maps and Kingdoms

There, I’ve done it. At last I’ve given in to ponderings I’ve been having and changed the map of Airtha-Eyrassa. Well, okay, I changed the kingdoms. Okay, I added some more kingdoms. Because I realised a while ago already that the kingdoms were all quite large and unwieldy. So out came the pen and pencil. […]

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Remembering That the World is Round

You may be asking yourself ‘what on earth’ right now. The truth is, I feel quite silly. No, actually I feel like a downright idiot. I’ve posted this map before: It’s a straightforward map, but for a while, while figuring out some of the final trade routes (which does play a part in the story, […]

Camp NaNoWriMo Update One

Well, after a very slow start over the weekend (thanks in part to some sinusitis) I ended up not doing too bad this week word count wise. At about 5 000 words, I’m 25% of the way there. I upped my word count goal to 20 000 words as I’m still working on The Ruon Chronicles as well. And on that note… An almost new map!

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Worldbuilding: Maps of Airtha-Eyrassa

I won’t lie – I love maps. Whether they are of real or mythical places, a place I know very well or a place I still wish I could visit one day. For the Airtha-Eyrassa books I’m writing, I need much more detailed maps.