There is a fascinating post up on Writing Wranglers and Warriors today by Author Neva Bodin. Be sure to take a look. I promise, you probably have never heard of this condition!
by Neva Bodin
Technicolor sin… I am helping a committee at work update nursing aide policies and procedures because of the upcoming nursing aide training program I am putting together. Halfway through the forms I found an amusing typo. Describing possible cyanosis, the instruction read, “Note if the sin is pale or bluish in color.”
I immediately recalled the book I had just read. One of the characters had synesthesia. I had never heard of it. I was curious and did some research, having trouble believing it wasn’t part of the fiction. The lady saw her pain as orange.
Synesthesia exists! And, brings a lot of ideas on how this could be used in crime novels, medical novels, etc.
Looking it up on google, it is defined as “the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the…
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