This is the map of Grayden’s world (the new book I’m working on… I’ve posted some excerpts of the story before). Just wanted to show you an example of the kind of effort that goes into creating a world before a word is even written!
Posts Categorized: Technical Aspects
I’ve seen a few other authors do this on their blogs, and it looked like fun. It’s a blog, complete with pictures, where the author “introduces” his or her readers to the cast of his or her book. Bear in mind, that this is the way that I picture my characters. It is the cast… Read more »
When one is writing a book, or especially a series of books, technical details must be attended to. In the Tellurae Aquaous series I have created such details as a currency system (based on the “stater” which is the equivalent to a penny, or a pence), and even new constellations. I thought my readers might… Read more »
One of the most frequently asked questions I come up against as an author is: “How do you come up with names for your characters?” There are a number of factors that have to come into consideration for a character’s name. First of all is the question of meaning. I like for a character’s name… Read more »