Drawing really isn’t my strong suit.

That said, when you’re writing a fantasy novel, and creating a world, you need some sort of visual reference to help you remember where key places are in relation to one another, and to make sure the world your characters live in remains believable.

Map of Ketania | The Bantara Chronicles | Calvin Jones

Map of Ketania penned in a page of my A5 notebook while travelling in August 1999


I really should get a professional to draw this up properly for inclusion in the preamble of the books — one for the to-do-list. Meanwhile, feel free to download this hand-drawn version for reference… and check out the first two chapters of Empire here: Empire: Book one of the Bantara Chronicles — FREE SAMPLE.