I started out in college as a fine arts major. Even though I ultimately ended up being a writer, I still see the world in pictures.
When I’m building a new story, images allow me to physically see the characters and the places the way I visualize them in my mind. Inspiration boards are also a great way to get the feel for the mood of the book, or a particular scene.
I have four cork boards (24×36) for the Legion Series. Here’s a look at some of the images that inspired me this week.
If you missed What’s on My Inspiration Board #24, you can see it HERE.
I’m obsessed with those magazine features that show you what people have in their bags. My sister carries everything she needs in an adorable little cross-body bag the size of a clutch. One of my friends carries a shoulder bag that reminds me of Mary Poppins’ carpet bag with a lamp inside. I’m convinced that the contents of our bags are equivalent to handwriting analysis.
The contents of my bag change all the time. Here’s what was inside my bag today…