Writing a crime novel fantasizing about killing her own husband

Posted by

“A” is for Alibi was written by Sue Grafton in 1982. The novel is based on a murder case where the victim dies after taking medication that had the content of the tablet substituted to a toxic substance.

What makes the story even more interesting is that Sue was going through a divorce and many aspects of the plot were inspired on ways she’d fantasize killing her own husband.

Feeling like killing your partner? Next time try writing a novel about it. Seems like a good therapy and you might even be writing the next best-seller.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s