The Writer’s Almanac says that while Alex Hayley was writing Roots, “in order to imagine the slaves' passage across the Atlantic Ocean, he booked a trip on a boat from West Africa and spent every day on the second level of the boat in a cramped bunk bed wearing only his underwear.”
Wow! That is dedication.
While writing Shock Point, I was offered a chance to be Tasered, but declined.
What would you do or not do - or have you done or not done - for book research?