I wholeheartedly concur. There is something about being able to put boots on the ground (when means are available to do so) that enriches a story.
Good morning writers and a happy Sunday to you. I am a bit behind with this weeks post and have usually written and posted it a few hours earlier. However, I am sleepy and a little poorly, so I am only just getting around to it.
Today, I’d like to focus on reasons you should visit the location in which your novel is set. Yesterday, I went to London with the sole purpose of researching the areas my character’s live, work and meet their fate…I visited two years ago, when I was in the early stages of planning my novel. I had decided little more than it was to begin with a murder set in Battersea Park. Since that first visit I have finished my first draft and am set to begin editing. I decided not only to revisit Battersea Park, but also some new areas that had cropped up…
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