Sometimes I like taking characters out of their normal routines, their normal settings and dropping them somewhere they might not normally visit. It can be a lot of fun researching a new place for their story. Here are some striking images that got me thinking about new settings.
In the past year and a half, my wife and I have become obsessed with trail hiking. It’s a peaceful, quite time for us to rest our minds, take in the beauty of nature, and even have important life chats when we’re in the mood to discuss something that’s been on our minds. Being out more often in nature has also boosted my creativity and productivity. I can’t recommend it enough for writers or other creative types. It’s a wonderful way to fill your creative well.
Here are some of my fave photos from our trail journeys, in no particular order: