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That Wonderful Writing Resource: eBay

You’re working on a scene…
you need a detail to fill out…
your character’s car, shirt, mug…
Surf on over to the staple of writer’s everywhere… eBay.

Jon describes how eBay can be a great detail resource not just for details by research.

For a divorce scene, Jon researched a late model Subaru and found this auction:








And for that same vehicle, farther down in the listing was this interior shot:








While searching for a minor fashion designer, Jon searched for 70’s Dress and found this lovely number:

Huk-A-Poo Dress









And a detail shot of the tag:










eBay can be found at eBay.com.