Wherein I try to make sense out of my “plot.”
In which I babble about trains and more maps.
Let’s meet Audy, the main character of The Unmaking Machine.
There be mystery in these woods . . .
Updates to my NaNo site.
Wherein I babble about maps and libraries and trade routes.
One of the most important things in fantasy literature is the idea of the hearty meal. The hobbits’ second breakfast comes to mind, and the Turkish delight enjoyed by Edmund upon meeting the White Witch, and every scene from Harry Potter that takes place in the Great Hall. Food is important in fantasy novels, andContinue reading “Inspiration, October 12”
My main character’s home city, Heredo, is situated on the banks of Lake Shiniren. Since I, too, currently live in a thriving city on the banks of a huge lake, I figured drawing from my own life would be efficient. I took this picture a few weeks ago when walking on the shore of LakeContinue reading “Inspiration, October 11”
Continuing in the architectural vein . . . This is an actual photograph — check out all the dusters! I like the bridge-type structure in the background. I could imagine that being a train track of some kind. In the capital city where my heroine lives, Heredo, the train operates on a raised track aboveContinue reading “Inspiration, October 9”
I love the old architecture in this photo. Churches, train stations, old buildings. I love thinking about what my cities are going to look like. Horse-drawn buggies, cobblestone, everything.