I love moodboards and aesthetics, okay? Going to call myself out right away, because you’ll probably see a lot more of these.
But they’re not just nice to look at – they can be really useful, too! When you only have a handful of images to convey your idea, you really have to think about what elements are important, how they express the look or capture the overall tone. Each image you choose is important.
And since I’m in the middle of edits for this novel, I figured it would be a good creative exercise to condense the concept behind it into only 9 images.
If you don’t know, The Wolves of the Far North is the novel I finished at the beginning of this year and I finally started my first round of edits this summer. It’s a YA fantasy novel, about two sisters who are rivals competing for membership in an elite group of warriors that protect their village, and what happens to that elite group, their village, and their relationship with each other when the South invades their territory.Read more