Books and Maps

One of my favorite parts of books, particularly fantasy fiction, is maps. Not every book comes with a map, but my personal opinion is that every book set in a fictional world should include at least one. I was enamored with maps from an early age. My grandmother had a… Read the rest...
Influence Map

Influence Map

For a while, influence maps were a popular trend among artists on deviantART. It spread outward and I saw them on other art sites, from time to time, but I never made one. Sure, I draw – I’m not terrible at it, either, though I’m far from being great. But… Read the rest...

Q&A, volume 1

Since I started doing this whole writing thing seriously, I’ve had a lot of people ask questions about it. Mostly they’re spur-of-the-moment type conversations that might come up while I’m out running errands or while I’m at work. Sometimes they come to me over instant messenger or pop up in… Read the rest...