Brandon Sanderson (the writer of Mistborn and the final 3 books of Robert Jordan’s “The Wheel Of Time” series) gives a lecture on basic geography for world building maps. He covers some very basic tips and fundamental mistakes that many n00b writers and world builders make when they first start out designing their maps. I […]
A simple illustration technique for representing landmass on a map. Also helps to create interesting organic coastlines.
The second instalment of “The Great Article Hunt” is an Elf Wood special. All articles presented here can be found by visiting the tutorial section of elfwood.com This website has some real world building gems hidden away! Below are what I consider to be the best articles on the site.
Simple, strong and effective world building has helped Highlander become a cult classic. How can you replicate it’s success?
This is the hunt for great articles on World Building. Inside you’ll find 5 articles on topics ranging from social networks in pre-internet worlds through to The League Of Steam Video’s.
How do you build your world? Is there a set formula you stick to or do you prefer to start with whatever interests you at the time of writing? Great debates form around world building and how to do it. Different writers and designers build their own worlds in different ways. The below are approaches […]