Today's drawing is for Echoes of Titanic, which I co-wrote with my husband, John. Thought y'all might enjoy some photos of the whole process...
We started with research, which really helps to garner story ideas.
|Here he is with our daughter Emily in New York City, at the entrance to the commuter footbridge |
our heroine used each day when walking to her Wall Street office.
|The Molly Brown House in Denver, CO|
|A Titanic restaurant on board the Celebrity Millennium|
We started brainstorming in earnest on a cross-country train trip from Oregon to Pennsylvania.
Once home, we plotted out the whole story. After that, the actual writing began...
...with more than a little help from the dog.
Though later, when the sun came out, we did take a break to play.
The whole process was thrilling, exhausting, hilarious, exasperating, enlightening, enriching, and so much more. Bottom line: It was tremendous fun, and we can't wait to collaborate on another one!
To learn more, read the article I wrote about our experience, "Collaborating While Cohabitating: A Survivor's Guide".