A couple of weeks ago, I was in an extraordinary place: Rotorua in New Zealand, where bubbling mud pools, shooting geysers and steam-wreathed villages create an amazing otherworldly atmosphere, complete with sound effects (gurgle, hiss, splash) and smell (rotten eggs, burnt toast). http://ift.tt/2bUyG3v

via Using Real-World Places to Inspire Fictional Settings — Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life