Hi, Down the well!
The weirder, the better, as far as I'm concerned! So far I haven't used too much for research - just a tiny bit from the Embalming book on how many days it takes for eyeballs to liquify after death. Never thought I'd have a character ruminating on that, so there you go!
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- October 4th, 2010, 9:53 am
- Forum: Town Hall
- Topic: The Introduction Thread
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Everyone here is so nice! I'm Jen. I live in Townsville (the most unimaginatively named place in the world), Queensland, Australia. I'm 34, and also wishing that I'd started getting serious about writing a lot earlier. Although, to be fair, when I was a teenager there weren't resources like these bl...
Somehow I've started a collection of old medical books. I have no interest in medicine particularly, I just love the look of them- the typeset, pictures, and binding. My favourites are "British Pharmacopoeia 1932", which tells you how to make a tincture of laudanum, "The Book of Nature" from about 1...