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    Community Leader Facebook Connected torstan's Avatar
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    It’s been a while since I posted any work, so here’s a piece I did for Noah Murphy for his book series K23 Detectives. You can check them out on Kindle ( and in print (

    It was an interesting challenge getting a black and white map to read clearly for the different Kindle formats - there are a couple of versions of this map with different labeling to take account of the different formats.

    This is a commission so it's rights reserved.

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    Looks great for the constraints you had to work in, I can hardly imagine the difficulty of wrestling around with the formatting. Though maybe it's juvenile of me but I couldn't help but snicker when I noticed a city named Brocenback placed in the mountains.

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    Very nice! The pen strokes give it a very elegant style. I find the steppes and the mountains particularly effective.
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    Great job Torstan! I like the mountains and hills most. How did you find creating a kindle version to be?

    On a side point, I'm a little stunned looking at the prices of the book. Kindle is like 2.99 and a paperback is 21.99? That's amazing. Lately it seems the kindle versions cost as much or more than the paper ones. So far as I can determine there is little rhyme or reason to how kindle books are priced.
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    Very nice example of a clean book map. Great job!

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    Brocenback Mountain, on the continent of Hominia? Intriguing, I look forward to the movie version! :p

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