I’m outlining my new book – something quite different this time, not part of The Sisters series (The Story Trap, The Broken Path). I’m doing the world-building, figuring out how the story world works. I find it helps a lot to draw potential characters or possible creatures.
This one is a kind of fairy that lives in a communal hive very much like wasps do:
This is a household creature, the kind that will do little jobs for a saucer of milk, but will do mischief too, if you ignore or insult them. A sort of brownie or nisse:
This one is something like a garden hobgoblin. She’s a lot more patient than the brownie:
And I’m not sure what this is. A sort of scavenging feral creature? A sort of ratling?