Before you get your panties in a wad, I’m talking about writing. Help me murder my character.
In one of many current projects, a character has decided to kill a past tormentor. As it stands, the scene is vague and lacking emotional quality. I need to beef it up, and I’m asking for your help.
The character’s chosen weapon is a knife (which is fitting considering that the torment she endured at the hands of her victim was of a sexual nature and most dream interpretation books claim that dreaming of killing with a knife is super sexual). So, a knife. Yes.
Now, per your own opinion, dear readers, how much blood would be appropriate? Wouldn’t it be against the scientific properties of a stab wound for the blood to “spurt”, or would this depend on where the stabbing occurs?
Which of your favorite authors has a knack for writing the act of murder? Do you have a favorite website to share that has all the murder specs a killer writer like me could use?
The work in question is a short story, so the scene needn’t be drawn out.
So, I make my plea again: Help me commit murder.
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