11/17/2014 – The Explorer
Writing is a vocation of exploration, whether of ideas and feelings, wishes and dreams, or places and events. According to my dictionary, the word, “explore,” means “traveling through (a country, etc.) to learn about it. 2. Inquire into.” At heart, I am an explorer, and writing is the perfect occupation.
So as I begin my fifth novel, which will involve an old clock and the underground railroad, I first explored the Internet to inquire