I'm currently working on a book about pirates.
One of my struggles has been describing their fictional world because, before now, I've never written a fantasy setting.
So, for the last couple months and I've been taking a pictures of otherworldly things. Like this:
And these too:
Pretty inspiring, no?
It's a lot easier for me to describe something I've seen rather than something I've only imagined. I love having pictures of the real world to inspire my pirate's fantasy world.
Do you get your settings straight from your imagination or do you base them off things you've seen?