Writing Believable Drug Scenes

Looking to write a scene involving drugs, but not sure how to come across as believable? Important details, like the historical time period of your scene, the kind of drug, how to create pager turners from symptoms, and the actual (non-Hollywood) emergency treatment facts are important to consider. Here are some links to my guest... Continue Reading →

Plotting Drug Scenes: Lethal Writing Traps to Avoid

So...you want to kill off a character and write a scene where he grabs his neck and dies instantly after a sip from drug-laced drink! Not so fast. If you write that scene, you risk losing credibility with your readers. Some drugs are rapidly lethal in small quantities, but none are instantaneous killers. Even the... Continue Reading →

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