Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Bob Morris Has It Figured Out

One of the cliche's that all writers hear from those who would give advice is "write what you know." Bob Morris, however, has a better plan: write about some really cool place where you want to go, then go there, and write if off as research. The latest entries on Bob's blog, Surrounded on Three Sides, detail his research for the upcoming TRINIDADDY-O:

So far, that's all I've got. The title. Only about 80,000 words to go ...'That's the same way it worked for my first three books. I came up with the names—BAHAMARAMA, JAMAICA ME DEAD, BERMUDA SCHWARTZ—then traveled to the place to see what revealed itself.

Smart man.

Now, how to send Jack Keller to Tahiti....