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Research is how you find out what you do not know. Look at the acknowledgements in many books and see that they use experts to help when google is not enough. You use experts who do know to guide you when you need more research info than google gives you. You could try paramedics to see what they do with an accident victim after the police call for help. ...


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It's your story. There are plenty of great stories that have no murder, no torture, no natural disasters. Romances, for example, get their conflict from far milder sources. A story of a great exploration or quest doesn't need to involve actual killing by whatever forces the hero or heroine strives to overcome. A person can grow and improve while working in ...


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The basic source work for the Hero's Journey, as we typically think of it (including the trope of the Chosen One), is Joseph Campbell's seminal survey of world myths, The Hero With a Thousand Faces. However, it's not the easiest text to get into, and a lot of it won't be applicable to your interests. If you're looking for a simplified version, aimed at ...


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It all depends on the level of fracture, the place of the wound, and the number of fragments you've got. Bones get broken mostly when some sort of external stress is applied to them, or when you land your feet or place weight on your arms in an awkward manner, for which you may get your bones broken straight away or over time. Either way, when a bone is ...


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I think you're on the right track so far. Epending on the person they may be in shock, not knowing what to do. Some things I recommend to make this traumatic event more engaging and memorable include Describing little details, such as memories of what someone who died enjoyed, or describing something recent the protagonist regrets that she may not have een ...


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This pdf includes the most common Latin and Greek roots, stems and prefixes in English. If you would like to dig deeper, you can consider purchasing (or borrowing) textbooks used for Classics studies that help students to learn Latin and Greek. For example, Reading Greek: Text and Vocabulary or Wheelock's Latin 7th Edition (The Wheelock's Latin Series). ...


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You could try Miro. You can create multiple boards to plan various aspects. We have been using Miro for almost a year now in software development. But this tool should work well for many other purposes. Below is a screenshot with some templates for a new board, which should give you a rough idea how this can look. But there are many more possiblities. ...


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Not an answer, too long for a comment. I think you're going to have to invent the theory and provide the first examples for this interesting combination. You might want to think about how Borges uses self reference and combinatorics (e.g. the Library of Babel). Particular ideas from knot theory that might enjoy an appearance in fiction or poetry: The unknot,...


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You'd be very surprised what things people will tell you when you ask a question and say "it's for a book." As a general rule, a polite phone call to your local police office to ask about the procedure they would use in this scenario. Heck, read them the story you wrote up to and including the crash and have them walk through the scenario (I was ...


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