Writing Tips: Using Google Maps to Find a Setting for Your Novel

I'm all excited because I finally found the perfect location for my story. And I did it all using... drumroll please... Google! Big surprise, right? No, not really. But it was a bit of a struggle for me trying to figure out where to even start. Even if you're using a made-up city, it can be good to have an idea of general location or a real city to base it on. So I figured I would share some...