Friday, July 16, 2010

I know...

Writers should seek out new experiences, right?

I got one I hadn't bargained for while on vacation (And no, I'm not talking about the second flat tire in two trips).

I went sailing on Lake Superior.

And got becalmed.

Oh yes, and fogbound.

When I write the sequence I'm planning for a WIP with the characters on a merchant vessel, this experience might be useful.

For right now, it's not one I'm exactly thrilled to repeat. At least *we* had an engine...