aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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In a cramped bunk bed wearing only his underwear

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?



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