Category Archives: History

Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Shapeshifting

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

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — Northern Barbarians

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

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Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn — City of Wizards

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

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Culture Composites: Corvia

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

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Culture Composites: Trivestes

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.

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Non-Imperial and Clan Flags

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

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Culture Composites: Amandon

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

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