Category: Worldbuilding

My World Part 04a: Proof of Concept Map Design

I was sat in the garden reading, a month or two ago, looked up and had this idea. Why not use the random formation of …

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Currency Version 2

My World Part 02b: Currency Version 2

I mentioned in the first post on currency that I would consider using ratios of 28:1 (iron to copper), 13:1 (copper to silver), and 4:1 …

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Weights and Measures

My World Part 03b: Weights and Measures (2/2–artwork)

I thought I’d have a go at the artwork for my weights and measures system, as I did with the ‘Cyclic Calendar‘ and ‘Currency‘ system. …

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Weights and Measures

My World Part 03a: Weights and Measures (1/2)

Following ‘Cyclic Calendar‘ and ‘Currency‘ I decided to explore weights and measures, namely: length, volume, area and weight. I’ve yet to consider measurements of time, …

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Currency Version 1

My World Part 02a: Currency

Having come up with my own calendar (Cyclic Calendar), I decided to focus on currency. Many of my initial thoughts were based on the metric …

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Cyclic Calendar

My World Part 01: Cyclic Calendar

I’ve been thinking about writing a fantasy novel for a while. Fragmented thoughts regarding story arcs, key events to define characters, social & political structures, …

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Brandon Sanderson Lecture

So… you want to be an author?

I came across this course, by Brandon Sanderson, through a Twitter post (below) by Evan Winter–the author of the brilliant book ‘The Rage of Dragons’. …

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