Sunday, July 25, 2010

Writing Field Trips

As writers we need to get out and experience life, not just write about it. If your characters are eating at an Italian restaurant, you can eat at one as well so you can add realistic description. I recently went on a whale watching tour. I was thrilled to see the whales come so close to our boat. We also stopped for lunch at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island and enjoyed the view from the restaurant porch. One cay my characters will also go on this amazing adventure as well. So don't just sit at home and write. Get out and enjoy life!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Tina, glad you're ejoying yourself up there. :) Thanks goodness teh whale didn't try and beach itself on your boat. That would have made an interesting story, too.