I went and stared for hours, but alas I did not see Nessie. Imagining a monster under the water was better than encountering one in real life.
A stronghold and lookout tower. As I stood gazing from below, my imagination roamed over story after story that I created for such a place.
Touring some of the sets from Harry Potter inspired my soul. Seeing the behind-the-scenes didn't wreck the movies for me, only made me appreciate the magic more!
As I'm editing, and also as I'm getting feedback from others, I've noticed three words that getting rid of significantly improves my writing. Here they are.
A peaceful view. I am so grateful that people had to foresight to preserve these wonderful places so that I have the chance to see them.
Getting back into the grind of writing is difficult for me when I've traveled somewhere that has put my emotional headspace to different use.
An exhibit on expression.
I joined a weekly writing group, and it was the best decision I've made all year.
Christmastime in Spain.
Always green. The wind feels like an embrace. The air is clear and unpolluted. A simple path leads the way for anyone traveling through.