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    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    So, I’m trying to draw a map of my fantasy world for my main WIP. I have some paper marked off in squares (paper is regular size; squares are about three-quarters of an inch square), that I made a while back for something, that I’m using, and I’ve got the rough shape of this one continent (I’m doing one continent per sheet of paper), and I’ve got seaports, cities, forests, etc. marked. But I’m not that great at cartography (or drawing in general), and I have this vision of a beautifully drawn map, like Tolkien’s map of Middle Earth, and I’ve gotten myself into this mindset XD I know it’s not necessary to have a map that “pretty”, but… 😛

    So anyways, what this all boils down to is this: Does anyone have a favorite website for making maps? (I’m looking at Inkarnate, as soon as the page will load, to see if it looks promising.) Or is anyone particularly proficient at drawing maps, who wouldn’t mind drawing a few for me? (I’ve got several different places I’d like a map of.) I would prefer to do it myself to some extent, which is why I’m asking around for websites 😛 but I’m not entirely opposed to letting someone else do it, if all my efforts fail XD

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    #115606
    Ella
    @writergirl101

      @anne_the_noob14

      Hey!  Well, RollForFantasy on fantasynamegenerators.com is the only website I’ve used, but I like it.  It might be a little challenging at first, but I think you’ll get the hang of it.  Here’s the link:

      https://rollforfantasy.com/tools/map-creator.php

      As for drawing, I’m not the best either, so… stick with the website! 😂

      When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, "Plot twist!" and keep going. 😎🍰

      #115623
      Livi Ryddle
      @anne_the_noob14

      @writergirl101

      😀 Cool, thanks! I’ll check it out!

      XD Will do lol

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