By: Kim McMahill
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Authors garner inspiration for suspenseful stories from a plethora of sources. Some observe, watching life unfold around them, absorbing the possibilities and twisting reality into dramatic fiction; some feed off emotions; others rely solely on active imaginations; and many embrace adventure through the endless bounty of nature. I accept inspiration whenever and wherever it presents itself, but the natural world is my greatest muse. Not only do I find the sensational backdrops for my novels in nature, but those forces humans try to manipulate, but generally fail to control, often add an additional layer of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, heightening suspense.
All writers admit to being avid people-watchers, which is essential for realistic character development, but don’t forget about nature and the experiences we encounter within its broad embrace. Not only can we find inspiration in its varied landscapes and the creatures which inhabit the diverse and unique environments, but we can also find that extra element of danger to heighten the suspense of our stories.
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