Do Writers Really Need a GPS?

cherry-blossom-3308735_1920I have a love/hate relationship with my car’s navigation system. On the one hand, I appreciate being able to input an address and magically have this robotic voice guide me to my destination, assuming it knows where to send me. But I also miss the hands-on experience of studying a map and finding my own route, one that makes sense to me and is visually verifiable. When I’m being directed by my GPS, I’m totally in the hands of the GPS gods, and I lose the fun of making my own plan. Continue reading “Do Writers Really Need a GPS?”