Writing, reviews and tutorials by Chris Rosser
Jul 2, 2021 • 15 min read
In this first part of a series about world-building markdown, I show you how to get started with MkDocs.
May 6, 2021 • 2 min read
Ahead of open-sourcing the guts of my Codex, I make some big updates to the design and layout.
Mar 23, 2021 • 3 min read
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
Nov 8, 2020 • 1 min read
A brief update on how my new D&D sandbox is going.
Nov 7, 2020 • 4 min read
I ponder the merits of creating a microfiction blogging outlet, and regret my decision to revisit World Anvil.
Nov 3, 2020 • 2 min read
For Nanowrimo this year, I've decided to create the beginnings of a Classically-inspired world for playing D&D and writing stories.
Aug 28, 2020 • 4 min read
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.
Jun 9, 2020 • 7 min read
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.
Jun 7, 2020 • 7 min read
On day 7 of my 30 days of world-building, I review the ten books and primary sources that helped shape my fantasy world.
Jun 6, 2020 • 3 min read
On day 6 of my 30 days of world-building, I take a breather and extol the virtues of learning new skills.
Jun 5, 2020 • 4 min read
On day 5 of my 30 days of world-building, I share my hack for creating timelines in pure markdown, HTML and CSS.
Jun 4, 2020 • 7 min read
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.