Weird Shit I’ve Had to Google

CEOLSIGE

Bullshitting has its limits.

There is a lot of advice out there that says you should only write what you know, and even more that says to write anyfuckingthing you want.

The problem with the former is that most of us are less exciting than the stories we create, and the problem with the latter is that if you get it wrong, someone is going to be uncannily quick to point it out and leave you a scathing review about how unbelievable it is.

So, here are a few of the things I have had to Google in order to write my current in-progress novel:

  • What does human meat taste like?
    And, when that only yielded a particular result…
    What does raw human taste like?
  • How long does it take for blood to replenish?
  • Intravaneous Immunoglobulin
  • Dogs sniffing out diseases
  • Direct blood transfusion
  • Rolled steel factories in Texas
  • Where is…

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5 thoughts on “Weird Shit I’ve Had to Google

          1. I like that it results from cannibalism in your idea. In the Black Rust book the prions were the side effect for people who survived a flu. The rabies idea is good too. The Hollowman series by Amanda Hocking has something like that if I remember correctly. I have read a lot of zombie-type books and the ones I find most plausible don’t bother with reanimated dead. Yes that’s scary, but hard to believe. If I believe a scenario, it’ll do a better job scaring me.

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