Let me preface my blog post by saying that the ‘vacation’ I took the past couple of weeks was, really, research for an upcoming novel. The fact I didn’t know I was going to write the novel until after I took the trip is inconsequential, and I’m really only stating this now because the IRS, who audited my taxes last year, might be reading this now, seeing as how they asked me for my URLs to my ‘business’ sites, of which this is one, since I’m an author by trade, and I don’t want there to be any misunderstanding about the ‘research’ when I write off part of the trip, but none of that matters anyway, since the settings I experienced while on vacation are going to be the perfect thing for the novel I’ll be writing this year.
Whew. What a long sentence that was. Here, I’m trying to convince the IRS I make a living as a writer and I go and write a sentence like that. Man. I’m not sure I even believe me after that.
I have to say, I really enjoyed the trip–a lot, and for many reaso...Read More