Horror Story Setting Inspiration: Salt Marsh

For this week’s story setting inspiration photo, let’s head back to Milford, CT. (What can I say? It would be a great place to set a story.) The photo above was taken at Silver Sands State Park. What you’re looking at is a boardwalk connecting the park’s parking lot with its beach. Those trees you … Read more

Horror Story Inspiration: A Grave for 3 Children

Today’s horror story photo┬áinspiration takes a closer look at a stone in the Milford Cemetery in Connecticut — one of my favorite places to visit, and one featured here before. I’m not sure if you can make much of the inscription out in the web-friendly version of this photo above, but it’s a grave marker … Read more

Horror Story Setting Inspiration – Charles Island

To continue the photo series on story setting inspiration, today I’d like to share a series of four photos. These were taken in Milford, Connecticut — a New England town my Puritan minister ancestor founded in the 1600s, and the town whose cemetery I featured previously. Today, I want to share four photos I took … Read more

Horror Story Setting Inspiration – New England Cemetery

Today I’m kicking off a new series of posts — setting inspiration for horror writers. These will sometimes be photos inspiring my own stories’ settings. And sometimes they’ll just be eerie or otherwise interesting photos that I’m sharing in the hope they’ll inspire others. I’m aiming for one of these posts each week. All of … Read more