Forging the Mappa Mundi | Part 3

(continued from part 2) Having covered general methods in part one and specific world-building approaches in part two, in this final series installment we shall be looking towards niche cartographic terminology which can be used to build upon cardinal directionality and which also serves to better elucidate the reader (or the forgetful author) as to… Continue reading Forging the Mappa Mundi | Part 3

Forging The Mappa Mundi | Part 2

(continued from part 1) In part one we covered the rudiments of establishing placefulness in fiction through spatial notation. In this installment we will be expanding upon our previous endeavour by focusing our attention on geographical clarity through directional signifiers. Cardinal Directions and Landmarks When attempting to establish geographical clarity in creative writing, think of… Continue reading Forging The Mappa Mundi | Part 2

Synnefocracy_Abstract.2

“I want to tame the winds and keep them on a leash... I want a pack of winds, fleet-footed hounds, to hunt the puffed-up, whiskery clouds.” ‒ F.T. Marinetti. ♦ ♦ ♦ Cartography of the Cloud  It would be pointless to discuss synnefocracy in any further depth without first defining what The Cloud actually is.… Continue reading Synnefocracy_Abstract.2