In this guide I’m going to teach you how to draw mountains for a fantasy map. This is part of the Author’s Guide to Drawing Maps, and so far we’ve covered: How to draw land Adding tectonic plates Landscaping your world map How to add prevailing winds and oceanic currents This guide is also available […]
Traveling is something that every epic fantasy novel will have to deal with. But, it’s also something not a lot of writers do well. Are you one of them? I’m sure you’ve read the kind of novels I’m talking about. Long, painful stretches of characters walking. Pages and pages of the main character emoting about […]
Photoshop is a great way to make a map. Sure there is other software available which might be easier to get started with, but there is nothing like using Photoshop. To help you get started the articles below will teach you step by step how to draw a map in the same style as the one […]
This is the story all about how reddit helped improve my fantasy map. I’ve long been told that reddit is a hostile place and the community can be fickle but that’s not true for r/worldbuilding. When I shared a fantasy map and asked for feedback and ideas the community was amazing. I want to say […]
If you’re looking for a little something to spice up your maps then here are a number of great map resources that I’ve collected from around the web. Most are free but I’ve also included a couple of premium options when they’ve been great.
After over 8 years of this website being online it’s about time I step from behind the screen to say hello, show my cheesy grin and deliver some useful content to you by video. However, this is completely new to me. I’m a writer by trade so sitting in front of a camera