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Book of Poisons: A Guide for Writers by Serita Stevens

Plus, a glossary of medical terms makes decoding symptoms and treatments easy for the writer with no medical background. It covers a HUGE range of poisons and gives a thorough explanation of every one, from toxicity level to symptoms to the amount of time before it takes effect.


Writing into the Dark. Description Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off Characters The readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out “whodunit”-not wondering why your facts don’t make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonous, you need to know how a villain would gain access to such a poison, how it would be administered, and what the effects on the victim would be.

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Demonstrated Transitions from Telling to Showing. Like the Handbook, it is illustrated throughout with historic murder cases poisonz well as My first read on my new Kindle, and a free one at that. I have learned quite a lot reading this book. The book lists acute poisonings immediate and not chronic poisoning howfunit effect which is great since quick effect is what most writers need.

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Howdunit, Book of Poisons

Her book The Forensic Nurse St. Full of great information. With information on toxicity, reaction time, effects and symptoms, and antidotes and treatments, you’ll know exactly what your villain needs to succeed and exactly what could foil his plans. She poosons for a variety of film companies to help medically mulletproff their scripts.


Book of Poisons: A Guide for Writers

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Paperbackpages. It also has handy indexes for quick lookups of the forms of poison, possible symptoms, time, methods of administration etc.

Roger rated it it was amazing Jul 23, This thorough guide catalogs the classic poisons, household poisons, poisonous animals and plants, poisons used in wars, and more. If possible, an antidote or possible treatment is also listed. Jan 05, Sandra rated it it was ok Shelves: