Part of the fun of creating your own secondary world, is that you get to populate it with whatever creatures strike your fancy.
There, I’ve done it. At last I’ve given in to ponderings I’ve been having and changed the map of Airtha-Eyrassa. Well, okay, I changed the kingdoms. Okay, I added some more kingdoms. Because I realised a while ago already that the kingdoms were all quite large and unwieldy. So out came the pen and pencil.…… Continue reading Worldbuilding The Ruon Chronicles – Of Maps and Kingdoms
For Airtha-Eyrassa — the world in which The Ruon Chronicles takes place — I wanted a myth-like feel to the story while staying within the mythology already created for the world.
In part six of The Box of Secrets, I again, as earlier in the story, wanted to put the curse and chant of a specific character in my own language. This meant writing the curse and chant and then translating it. As I have a limited vocabulary at the moment in this language (I can’t…… Continue reading Worldbuilding Wednesday – a curse and a chant
In Box of Secrets a healer needs to use both the Ruon charms and a chant to heal one of the characters.
And, just like that, we have reached the end of the first week of Camp NaNoWriMo.
Basically, there’s the creation of Airtha-Eyrassa and the first three ages and the first two Sunderings before the published short stories/flash fiction takes place. The fiction which have been published (and which I basically now regard as canon *gets giddy from using the word “canon” in reference to own work*) takes place in the following…… Continue reading Reading Timeline for The Ruon Chronicles (thus far):
In one of his newsletters (for which you can sign up here ), David Farland gave a number of questions you should ask yourself when starting or when writing a series.
Most of the houses held a Seeker of Knowledge and is named after one of the wisdom Airus or Khalne. It is also these houses where the scriptoriums are. They are considered to be holy places and the work of the scribes and illuminators are as good as those of Holt Haliern.
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