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 from … More Inspiration, October 10
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 above … More Inspiration, October 9
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.
I can’t help myself. I’ve been bingeing on this song since my brother sent it to me yesterday. This song, for lack of a better way to say it, gives me the Fantasy Novel Shakes. For some reason, whenever lightning and thunder are mentioned in a song or a book, it gives me this feeling. … More Even More Music of the Day, Or, A Story About How Liz Accidentally Likes Dubstep
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.
My sixth day of inspiration for NaNoWriMo. … More Inspiration, October 6
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!
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 when … More Inspiration, October 4
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.
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.