Monday, March 14, 2005

Karen Wynn Fonstad

Cartographer Karen Wynn Fonstad has died of complications from breast cancer. The information is here.

In addition to producing the wonderful Atlas of Middle Earth and Atlas of Pern, Ms. Fonstad created the Dragonlance Atlas and the Forgotten Realms Atlas, and was was instrumental in transforming text from novels and game product into full representations of Krynn and the Realms, and grounded these fictional worlds with a sense of detail and reality.

More later,