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    Post *** July Challenge - Mapping the Novel***

    Many of us were first drawn to map-making through the inspiration of maps from fantasy (or sci-fi) novels we were reading. Well this month's challenge is to create or re-envision a map from a published fantasy or sci-fi novel. The map must include a title, but otherwise you have artistic license as to how to present the map.

    Title each new thread July 2013 Entry - <your title>

    Precede each WIP image with the tag ### Latest WIP ###.

    The challenge will end on or around the first of August, and the winner will receive a golden compass, an enviable accolade here at the Guild.

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    Yep, I think I've got have a go at this. Maybe I'll even finish it...
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    One Win, Twi fails, now I should be on my lucky month again. I am in, with the World of the Novels of the Malazan Empire (Which inspires Arden to a great deal)

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    Schwarzkreuz you have my heart and soul if you map Stephen Erickson world! Will you be doing the ENTIRE world, or sections. I think mapping some of the warrens would be AWESOME! I could go off on those books for hours but for now ill just say i CANNOT wait to see what you do!
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    I've not been well lately but I am tempted to try and map the city of Camorr from the Lies of Locke Lamora. I do like city maps.

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    Dont do. I still like to have a winning chance

    Kidding. Would love to see more of you Larb. Your cities are a source of inspiration for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schwarzkreuz View Post
    Would love to see more of you Larb. Your cities are a source of inspiration for me.
    This.

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    Well if it fits this descriptor - "this month's challenge is to create or re-envision a map from a published fantasy or sci-fi novel" - then I can't see why not. I believe there needs to be a chance that someone else might have read it.
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    I missed this one by about two months
    I just did Middle Earth and the map from the Wheel of Time series. I might try and to a local map, but I haven't read anything mapworthy in a while either. I'm in a similar boat as Freehand5.5. Problem is, I'm unpublished

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