Creating Place in Your Speculative Novel – Rural Landscapes

This is the second part of my “creating place” series. Here is the first part cover urban landscapes. I studied Landscape Archaeology as a post-grad student and the core of the MA drummed home two points: Urban landscapes are archaeological monuments in themselves that can tell us much about the past In Europe, there isContinue reading “Creating Place in Your Speculative Novel – Rural Landscapes”

Creating Place in Your Speculative Novel – Urban Landscapes

Since my time at university, I have become a real geek for urban landscapes and maps. If there wasn’t such a thing as a “map geek” before, then there certainly is now. This developed out of my study of medieval urbanism as an undergraduate and my post-graduate education in Landscape Archaeology (where I chose toContinue reading “Creating Place in Your Speculative Novel – Urban Landscapes”