Want to add blood to your scenes without making a mess? Too many authors get squeamish or sloppy about including the red stuff in their stories. This research guide presents an accurate and accessible gateway into the world of blood spatter and its analysis.
Written as a resource for the professional author, this “Forensics for Fiction” title provides user-friendly approaches to realistic details by covering:
•Terms and techniques of spatter analysis
•Patterns associated with different weapons
•Physical properties and characteristics of blood
•Proven crime reconstruction procedures
•Case studies in which spatter solved the crime
•Examples of ways any popular genre can include blood
Whether you’re writing about a drip or a bloodbath, this illustrated guidebook offers a one-stop, easy-to-understand reference for writing a bloody good story.
Forensics for Fiction: making your crime pay