One of my favorite things about reading is that I get to use my imagination to see the characters, places, and events that happen in a story. One of the main things to help me decide if I am interested in reading a story is if I can visualize some part of it. Perhaps it is set in a place I’ve always loved, or I am curious to visit? Perhaps the main character has curly hair, like me, so I already feel a connection,… you get the idea.
As a writer, using pinterest helps me to compile pics of different people, places, things, and animals which I then combine to create the characters, scenes, and props in the story. Plus, before I started using Scrivener, it was a very fast way to go back and double-check if the horse is supposed to white, roan, or dapple 75 pages later! Now that I am using Scrivener, I simply pull the best from pinterest into my chapters.
So without further ado – welcome to the pinterest page for King.
I have boards like;
- Music to inspire – featuring music from that time played with traditional instruments, nice to listen to while writing or reading
- Characters – a collection of pics used to create each character
- Connection to Now – there are many connections between ancient Babylon and now (Bagdad, ISIS, current events etc,..)
- Neighborhood Finds – Scenes from around the palace, Ishtar Gate, Hanging Gardens etc,..
- My Style – snippets of accessories and fashion for different characters
- Favorite Places and Spaces – pics combined to create fictional locations in the book
- Everyday Things – collection of artifacts that would have been used during the story
- Books to read – other great books that inspire my writing
Explore, enjoy and happy pinning 😉
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Posted on September 18, 2014, in Characters, Music, Pinterest, Research, Uncategorized, Writing Process and tagged books, characters, locations, music, people, Pinterest, places, props, scenes, Scrivener, things. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.