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It takes a village. Or is that a hamlet?

How far apart should villages be in a quasi-Medieval environment? How many bakers are needed to support a town of 800 people? How many fishmongers? Ropemakers? And what other kinds…

How work can inform your fantasies

I don’t tend to do a lot of research before I write. A little perhaps, but generally speaking, I prefer to create worlds where I can just make stuff up….