Saturday, November 19, 2011

Sometimes settings are the best inspiration

Just stumbled across this photo on Tumblr!

I do believe that, as a reward for finishing revisions (whenever those happen to get done), I'm going to write some sort of eerie fairy tale about a picturesque snow-covered city where time has stopped. Because that is totally the image I get when I look at this picture.

What are you working on this weekend?


  1. I LOVE this photo, though I don't get quite the same eerie feeling. I get a warm, night-of-X-Mas-Eve-after-everyone's-gone-home-from-Mass kind of feel or something. Not that I've ever gone to a X-mas Mass, so I'm not the best authority there :) Thanks for sharing!

  2. Using images to spur creativity is so awesome. This is a wonderful photo. Maybe you could cheat a little and write a flash fiction piece about it in like 10 minutes, just to reward yourself now. I'm all about instant gratification.

  3. I can't see the image (work doesn't like it), but I love where one can find inspiration. Congratulations on finishing revisions. I love your method of treating yourself! I, too, have rewarded myself by working on a new YA dystopian idea to keep my mind steady as I make my way through the short story edits I have due!

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  5. I see that image on my way to work every day. I won't ruin it for you. It looks like a fairy tale in the snow like that. Really. Perfect choice.