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[WiZ] Author of her own Demise

Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:40 pm

A popular novelist kills off a key supporting character in her latest written work. She is then arrested. Why?

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Postby Doriana » Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:56 pm

Does the way she kills off the character relevantly bear resemblance to a real-life killing?
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Postby WiZ » Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:30 pm

Does the way she kills off the character relevantly bear resemblance to a real-life killing? yes
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Postby Balin » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:00 am

Was the author guilty of the crime for which she was arrested?
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:21 am

Was the author guilty of the crime for which she was arrested? yes
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Postby GalFisk » Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:23 am

Does she write the fictional killing before the real murder? After? During?
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Postby TDGperson » Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:37 am

Does the story involve details only the killer could have known?
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby Earnest » Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:10 am

Did she want to experiment the same feelings as the described character does?
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby klondike mary » Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:53 pm

This was a supporting character, right? So it would not be Agatha Christie 'killing off' Hercule Poirot. Hastings, maybe? Though she did not 'kill him', simply married him off and wrote him pretty much out of the series.
Are the two things related at all? Did she 'kill off' the character, and was then arrested for, say, speeding?
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby Doriana » Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:58 pm

Just to make sure: Is her "latest written work" a novel? a short story? a confession? something published on the internet?
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Postby trebor » Fri Nov 27, 2020 6:21 pm

Was she the killer in the real-life scenario?
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:47 pm

GalFisk

Does she write the fictional killing before the real murder? After? During? this

TDGPerson

Does the story involve details only the killer could have known? yes, although this is less relevant than you might think

Earnest

Did she want to experiment the same feelings as the described character does? no

Klondike Mary

This was a supporting character, right? right So it would not be Agatha Christie 'killing off' Hercule Poirot yes to the analogy, no to the specific example. Hastings, maybe? this level of detail is irrelevant, although the deceased could well have had the role/significance of Hastings Though she did not 'kill him', simply married him off and wrote him pretty much out of the series.

Subsequent question left unanswered as per OAATP rules.

Doriana

Just to make sure: Is her "latest written work" a novel? a short story? no to both a confession? noish but relevantly ORT something published on the internet? not relevantly

Trebor

Was she the killer in the real-life scenario? yes, FAs lurking
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby AlbatrossLover » Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:46 pm

Did the author directly, and intentionally kill another person in the real scenario?
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Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:53 pm

Did the author directly, and intentionally kill another person in the real scenario? yes to both
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Postby AlbatrossLover » Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:33 pm

Was the book supposed to be nonfiction? An autobiography?
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Re: [WiZ] Author of her own Demise (OAATP)

Postby WiZ » Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:39 pm

Was the book supposed to be nonfiction? An autobiography?

***** SPOILER *****

The written work was her autobiography.


Congratulations, AlbatrossLover on the solution. Another curious one; it was a simple question with a simple answer, but it didn't play out all that well. She's a hard road finding the perfect puzzle.
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