Daily Archives: September 7, 2012

15 Real Life Inspirations For Great Stories

I love this compilation of photos by Buzzfeed. 15 images of people, places and things that have inspired some of our most beloved and treasured works of literature.  Below are a couple of my favorites. Who knew that the Very Hungry Caterpillar was inspired by a hole puncher? Not I.

1. The Wardrobe of Narnia (CS Lewis)

 

 

The Chronicles of Narnia: This Wardrobe

2. The Song of Ice and Fire Saga (Game of Thrones) Apparently the saga came about when George R.R. Martin devised an idea of his pet turtles plotting to kill each other.

A Song of Ice and Fire: Turtles