Morgues, corpse timelines, and autopsies. I needed to know about the coolers bodies were kept in and the equipment used in autopsies. I also needed to know a timeline - the condition and appearance of a corpse: one who had committed suicide by slitting her wrists, and that of a body left to decay. Online research is one thing, but contacting the county morgue to verify my findings and ask about autopsy procedures for underage suicide victims felt a bit awkward. At first, I wasn’t sure if they’d think I was suicidal or even homicidal. In the end, they believed me and even offered to take me on a brief tour.Click on over to the interview to read the rest!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Interview with Michelle Muto is up on Black Gate
Today's blogpost is another interview on BlackGate.com. I had the privilege of getting to know Michelle Muto, author of Don't Fear the Reaper and The Book of Lost Souls. I asked her what the strangest research is she's ever had to do. Here's her answer:
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Another very cool interview! I don't think I would have had the guts to call up the morgue. Loved the Beezlepups as well. :-)ReplyDelete
Yeah, me neither. I always expect to be laughed at when I tell people I'm a writer - which is a bad attitude to have, but very hard to shake. And yes, who couldn't use a Beelzepup?ReplyDelete