The Fog of Weeds

Setting often plays a key role in my stories–I find it critical to a character’s state of mind. Weather also plays an important role in how both the reader and character experience setting. In my post-apocalyptic Feast of Weeds series, Corrina experiences the end of the world during a Northern California winter. In this city along the river, winter means fog. A thick, suffocating, blanket of fog, which pretty much represents how Corrina feels when her world falls apart, armed soldiers capture her husband, she’s betrayed, infected, almost killed–and that’s just the first couple of chapters.

These are some of the fog pictures I’ve taken that helped inspire my settings in Book #1 (the man in a few of the pics is my husband–I told him to act scary):

Fog and man on a spooky trailFog on a winding trail with oak treesFog on a winding trailFog and a brilliant yellow tree Man, dog, and fog on a spooky trail

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Other posts of the series

  1. The Fog of Weeds (September 10, 2014)
  2. The Fog of Weeds, Part 2 (September 21, 2014)

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