Tome for work, or maybe that should be tomb.

How you doing on camp nano? 31 days to write to your own stated goal. I think I will fail to win this year with a goal of only 10,000 words. Got to 6,500 and life got in the way. Vacation with daughter and family. Followed it up with a four day return trip thru places unknown.  3 days at home and off to Colorado for a week in the Rockies. Leadville here we come dragging our trailer behind. At our age roughing it is a very small bathroom with flush toilet.

BUT, I treat every stop and sign a research point for an upcoming book. In Missouri we saw tigers, lions, and a grizzly bear close up and personal. I have a much healthier respect for the size of all. My accountant says I can deduct much of the travel if I’m ready to show where I have or intend to use the knowledge gained.  Sounds good to me.

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How do you apply what you see on trips and such in your writing or other profession?

Now go write.

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