These are the kinds of images I sometimes use to help create the right description and mood for the settings in my stories. I like to pull out one or two very specific details to really help the reader feel connected to that place and the characters who live there.
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: