Source: http://austinkleon.com/2008/05/21/maps-of-fictional-worlds/

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My undergrad thesis argued that world-building wasn’t just for fantasy and sci-fi writers—every tale has a setting, every tale creates a world in the reader’s mind—and it explored ways that drawing that world (visual thinking!) can lead to better fiction.

Take a look at Austin Kleon’s post about world-building and how it can benefit all types of writing.

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