Building a fantasy world map using Adobe Illustrator

in Writing on Dec 24th, 2021 | 17 minute read

Why “Building”? Why not “Creating” or “Designing”? Building feels like the better verb here, because although this is the first map I’ve made, it felt like I was building a house. It has foundations, structure and decoration. So the analogy stands. It also feels like a good way to explain what I did, starting from the ground up, as it were.

June 2021 update

in General on Jun 19th, 2021 | 3 minute read

A round up of all things June related, some cool things, some amazing things. Some downright unbelievable things.


To the uninitiated the web can be like a demon, long nails, rubber teeth… No wait. That’s a Buffy the Vampire Slayer demon. A real demon is an entity you do not know how to work with, it sucks the life out of you and before you know it your soul is gone and…Too far. The demon analogy sucks. You’re here because you want to know what the hell the web is all about.

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