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Writers look for inspiration in the form of artwork, photography, or graphic design. The following pictures are directly from my Pinterest feed of some of the very talented artists out there that help us all imagine amazing world.
Credit to all the respective artists are via the Pin

The muse in charge of my fantasy writing style wears big yellow galoshes and carries a magical umbrella she named Diggle. She is often seen splashing in puddles, throwing glitter at unhappy trolls, and practising being a demigod—she is also building the ultimate flying ship.

S B Roberts

...we could think or feel as we wished toward the characters, or as the poet, discounting history, invited us to; we were the poet's guest, his world was his own kingdom, reached, as one of the poems told us, through the 'Ring of Words'...

Janet Frame

Nobody believes me when I say that my long book is an attempt to create a world in which a form of language agreeable to my personal aesthetic might seem real. But it is true.

J.R.R. Tolkien

I have lived a thousand lives and I’ve loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.

George R.R. Martin

When I write what publishers call ‘fantasy’ I am writing in what I think is the most important tradition of fiction: starting with Homer and up through Shakespeare and Milton, the most important themes to tackle are those of the mythopoeic domain, tales of the body and mind seen through a temperament and a cosmos divorced from current reality so what is said can be more clear.

Janet Ellen Morris

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