Show Notes for Ep. 25 "Kate Elliott on Map Making"
Mary Anne speaks with Kate Elliott about map making. What is the significance of having an internal map when world building? What are cultural icebergs and how can writers think about them? What types of things should be researched when building a believable world?
For the transcript of the interview, click here.
Recorded 2019 / Published 4 October 2021
- 0:00:00: Introduction to Kate Elliott
- 0:01:21: On how Kate approaches map making in her work
- 0:05:17: On cultural icebergs
- 0:09:43: Mary Anne on the Sri Lankan representation in her work
- 0:12:24: On how to research for world building
- 0:14:23: Closing thoughts
Notes and Links
- Some of Kate Elliott’s mentioned works
- Court of Fives
- Black Wolves
- Cold Magic
- Unconquerable Sun, (formerly referred to as Genderbent Alexander the Great in Space)
- Kate Elliott’s website
- Kate Elliott’s blog
- Blog post on where you should start with her books