Ahead of open-sourcing the guts of my Codex, I make some big updates to the design and layout.
I give my perspectives on D&D as a fantasy author, and share what I like about the hobby and how I think it can make me a better writer
A brief update on how my new D&D sandbox is going.
I ponder the merits of creating a microfiction blogging outlet, and regret my decision to revisit World Anvil.
For Nanowrimo this year, I've decided to create the beginnings of a Classically-inspired world for playing D&D and writing stories.
To kickstart a fantasy map, I look to the islands of Stockholm for inspiration, then apply a little magic with Pixelmator Pro, my favourite raster image editor.
On day 8 of my 30 days of world-building, I look at two medieval houses and use them as models for my fantasy setting.
On day 7 of my 30 days of world-building, I review the ten books and primary sources that helped shape my fantasy world.
On day 6 of my 30 days of world-building, I take a breather and extol the virtues of learning new skills.
On day 5 of my 30 days of world-building, I share my hack for creating timelines in pure markdown, HTML and CSS.
On day 4 of my 30 days of world-building, I wrangle Pixelmator into a quick and dirty dungeon map creator for D&D or fantasy novel locales.
On the second day of my 30 days of world-building, I explore various ways to create a pantheon of gods. I also reveal a little of my setting's religions, and promise my subscribes a new template.