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  1. S.T. Ockenner

    Seasons on a flat planet

    Hi everyone, I am in the process of writing a story in, and world building the world of, a planet that just so happens to be flat. There are several magical places and abilities that are named after seasons, and as such my question is, should I include changing seasons, or should I simply have...
  2. marcmizz

    World Map

    Hi all, I was just wondering how many of you kick off the world-building process by drawing a map (if your book has one, that is). I'm almost finished with having my first novel proofread, and before I had written a single sentence (back in 2017!), I created a world map. I find that the rest of...
  3. d20kaiju

    What Monsters Would You Like to See More in Stories?

    I’m drafting a fantasy story from the perspective of the monsters and while I’m brain storming I thought I’d reach out to my fellow fantasy writers and see what monsters interest y’all the most? Are there any particular creatures you’d like to see more in books? Anything with an old favorite...
  4. adamcbassett

    Worldbuilding Magazine V2I5: Cartography & Navigation

    Worldbuilding Magazine presents our penultimate issue of 2018: the Cartography and Navigation issue!We’ve packed this one full of over 70 pages of content, making it our biggest issue ever! You can expect to find… 2 artist features. 3 interviews, featuring Greg & Dan Cartography. 6 articles on...
  5. Skybreaker Sin K'al

    World Anvil

    As a worldbuilding tool, I haven't used this website much. For anyone who has, I was thinking of getting some starting tips. Anyway, its a free website and everyone can see your settings there. Its kinda cool and I recommend you guys check it out.
  6. G

    Just need opinions

    Hey, Some people here inspired me saying I should not say that I’m not good at something before I’ve tried it. So I’m creatig my own magical world, which I would love to turn into a comic one day. It's still just a sketch but I would like you to give me your opinions for what I have so far...
  7. Orc Knight

    The Weird, Wild and Wooly of Your World

    Just a post it thread for some of the stranger things in your world. Given this is fantasy, it can be as weird as hell or just something that sticks out in particular for you. And I'll start it off with one of Eld's stranger things. Something from D&D originally (or a story at least) as Eld...
  8. Working Map

    Working Map

    This is the map I am currently working off, mostly for logistics purposes :)
  9. In The Black Map

    In The Black Map

    A map of the known world as taught by Dominion Schools. The world has no name other then world, as the Dominion wishes to standardize everything. Speaking with someone not from the dominion you'll receive a variety of colorful answers.
  10. The Wide and Burning World - Cover

    The Wide and Burning World - Cover

    The cover for The Wide and Burning World, the first book in my trilogy of novels, Soil, Ocean, Air.
  11. Tradore World Map

    Tradore World Map

    Almost done with it. Currently finding a good font and working with placement of location names and sizes.
  12. Kevlar's world, ver 1

    Kevlar's world, ver 1

    Though there is more to this world these three continents are where the action takes place. Well, the action just takes place in a little corner on one of them for now, but hey I have fun doing maps.
  13. Lai'enalai


    Hand-drawn and created in Photoshop, Lai'enalai is my biggest and most in-depth Fantasy setting. It is where my next novel is set. There are no distance indicators in this image, but that's only because this is purely for aesthetics!
  14. Veda Geography

    Veda Geography

    The world of Veda.