Tag Archives: worldbuilding
After drawing a rough version of Enkhaelen’s outfit as a reference for the Book 3 cover, I started thinking about the other Silent Circle mages in my story. I describe their attire a bit, and mention that robes are the … Continue reading
In detailing my world and writing, I do a lot of research. I’m a library worker at my Day Job, so I have good access to a lot of sources of in-depth exploration, but there are some questions out there … Continue reading
It’s been a while, but I’m ready for a second installment of Trope Roulette! The idea is to visit that evil time-sink of a site, TVTropes, and hit the Random button until I find something I can talk about. This … Continue reading
I’d meant to do this post a while back, but I never got around to finishing the write-up. Alas. Anyway, since I have nothing to say for today’s Tough Traveling with Fantasy Review Barn, I decided to drag this one … Continue reading
Picking up on our slow loop through the Imperial Heartlands, in this installment we visit the Kingdom of Riddian. It has been allowed to stay a kingdom because it submitted to the Emperor in the early years of the Imperial … 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 hesitate a bit with this post because I’m not sure if it would constitute spoilers for book 2, so I think I’ll just show the images with a little bit of commentary, not the usual chunks of history and … 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.