Category Archives: History
Here, at last, is the final Imperial Heartlands culture composite: Daecia and the Palace.
Even though the Imperial Heartlands culture composites are just one step from finished, I’ve decided to pass beyond the borders to write up the independent nation of Gejara instead. The last Imperial province, after all, is Daecia and the Palace…
Now this one, I can do! Once again, I’m taking a cue from Nathan over at Fantasy Review Barn and babbling about one of the tropes in my writing, as identified in Diana Wynne Jones’ satiric take on fantasy worlds. … Continue reading
In this installment of Tough Traveling, I’ll be talking a bit about a culture that has had a lot of impact on the main setting of my story — but all externally. What trope is this? It’s the Northern Barbarians! … Continue reading
I think the only book in the FRB post for today that I’ve read is the Harry Potter series, though I do have Shadow and Bone on my list…somewhere down in the hundred-somethings, perhaps… No reflection on the book’s perceived … Continue reading
I realized that while I was moving eastward through my cultures, I entirely skipped the Corvish (or Korvii) — which is weird, because they’re some of my favorites. This may have to do with the fact that I am, myself, … Continue reading
This week, we take a look at one of my favorite cultures, Trivestes — which probably says something bad about me, since they’re some of the meanest people on the continent.
I previously posted my attempt at making flags for my Imperial protectorates, some of which worked, some of which didn’t. I can’t say that my skills with the GIMP2 program have particularly improved, but I do have a few more … Continue reading
Book 2 features the protectorate of Amandon as one of its settings, though since Cob is constitutionally incapable of actually going into a city, it spends more time as backdrop. Nevertheless, it has its details like all of the other … Continue reading
Another week, another look at the dysfunctional kingdoms, city-states and protectorates of the northern continent. Today we have Wyndon, the second protectorate to be actually visited in the series — as opposed to being seen in flashbacks and dreams.