My main character’s home city, Heredo, is situated on the banks of Lake Shiniren. Since I, too, currently live in a thriving city on the banks of a huge lake, I figured drawing from my own life would be efficient. I took this picture a few weeks ago when walking on the shore of LakeContinue reading “Inspiration, October 11”
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Inspiration, October 10
Third installment in the architecture series . . . I’m on a roll apparently. This strikes me as a nice, quaint little village on the verge of winter. Something about it is . . . relaxing. The lone lamp post has always held significance for me. It’s the Lantern that welcomes Lucy to Narnia fromContinue reading “Inspiration, October 10”
Inspiration, October 9
Continuing in the architectural vein . . . This is an actual photograph — check out all the dusters! I like the bridge-type structure in the background. I could imagine that being a train track of some kind. In the capital city where my heroine lives, Heredo, the train operates on a raised track aboveContinue reading “Inspiration, October 9”
Inspiration, October 8
I love the old architecture in this photo. Churches, train stations, old buildings. I love thinking about what my cities are going to look like. Horse-drawn buggies, cobblestone, everything.
Inspiration, Oct 7
Today’s inspiration isn’t a picture, but rather a Tumblr post that I found particularly interesting. I think I might try this. Seems like a good way to get to know your character.
Inspiration, October 6
My sixth day of inspiration for NaNoWriMo.
Inspiration, October 5
There will be a library of some kind in my world. Cool, right? Right. Books. I’m thinking my character is going to go here looking for some kind of knowledge integral to her story arc – I would tell you what, but spoilers!
Inspiration, October 4
Here’s how I actually view my character at the beginning: My character is in the lower class – so she won’t be wearing all the frills and expensive-looking clothes. It will be something more like this, except I’m thinking either red or gray for the skirt. And of course she’ll have a coat for whenContinue reading “Inspiration, October 4”
Inspiration, October 3
General steampunk tomfoolery. This kind of stuff is cool. Not sure how I’m going to factor it into the novel yet, but I like looking at it.
Inspiration, October 2
How about a dress? I love this so hard. I want to have it and wear it every day of my life. Somehow, someway, I am going to put my character in this dress.