A week of snow outside my window was well-timed for me, as Charlotte is currently ensconced in a rather large snow-storm in the Swiss Alps, and feeling a bit chilly to boot.
There’s nothing like actually experiencing the environment of a character to be able to bring it home to the reader. That’s not to under-value the power of imagination, but I like to be immersed once in a while. It gives my writing a shot of adrenalin.
An interesting one for a gal like me, who sometimes feels 100 years old… and sometimes like a teenager.