Visiting a place you’ve never been
One of the thrilling things I get to do on a regular basis as an author is to do things I’ve never done and visit places I’ve never been. It’s always thrilling and involves some serious procrastination work, I mean research. I’m always a fan of procrasti—I mean research.
In Sharing Nicely I got to visit a posh boutique hotel in Paris overlooking the Eiffel Tower and to spend a long time in Venice. I researched water taxis and gondolas. The Bridge of Sighs and high class hotels and that was just a start. Kerry and Greg are invited to the biggest and best Masquerade party in all Venice while they’re staying there during Carnevale. I had to find costumes for them and intricate masks. I was lost in the world of Venetian tailoring for a long while I can tell you.