Maps are essential to world building especially in fantasy where the writer needs to understand the land. Maps are also an essential guide for the writer or at least they are in my case when planning journeys and battles.
I scribbled this first one into my notebook for book 1 – The Witch Hunters of Otnasnom. I did the sketch in preparation for (Chapter 16, The Wall). No distance scale was put on the map, I eventually used it to help me to plan out both Chapter 16 and 17.
This sketch was also done for Book 1, for (Chapter 18, Death and Other Riders). I used the sketch to plan the battle at the Heart of Ephrath.
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