"Fictional" Geography 101
Do the locations mentioned in What's Left of My World really exist?
Is the book geographically sound?
Good question. And fortunately enough for me, it's an easy one to answer. A good writer writes what they know. For me, it was easy writing about the location(s) mentioned in my book(s) because I've spent a lot of time in those places. I've camped in and around there, and hiked almost all of the trails in the area. Personally, I sometimes enjoy just taking a drive through.
So for starters, here's a map.
So yes. Perry, West Virginia is a real place. There really is a Trout Run, a Trou