Category Archives: Writing

Writing a Novel is Like Training a German Shepherd

Five months ago, I rescued a year and half-old German shepherd named Odin and added him to my family. He is an amazing dog, high drive, sweet and intelligent, and he can be trained to do any type of service … Continue reading

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Can Being Barefoot Improve Your Writing?

You know that exhausted and tired feeling after a long day of standing on your feet?  You come home and immediately kick your shoes off and peel off your tired old socks.  Ahhh, now that’s relief.  You even feel a … Continue reading

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Writing in the Moment

A few years ago, I discovered the term “mindfulness” and incorporated it into my everyday life.  It has help me to combat my anxiety issues.  It basically means what it implies.  On one level it means paying attention to details … Continue reading

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Writing and the Winter Olympics

Have you been watching any of the Winter Olympics in Sochi? I love how every four years we all become experts on curling and the biathlon and the luge as we analyze every athlete on our television screens. The spectacle … Continue reading

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Top 10 Favorite Blog Posts from Readers in 2013

I want to thank everyone who has visited my blog.  You are ALL awesome!  It keeps me inspired to share interesting areas of forensics and criminology as well as updates on my books.  I have found it very interesting the … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Readers and Writers

The end of the year has come upon us once again. If you are like me you probably are saying to yourself, “Wow, this year went by really fast!” You said this last year as well, of course, but this … Continue reading

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Criminal Psychology and The Grinch

The Grinch. A criminal who tried to destroy a town but instead found rehabilitation and a chance to choose a different life path. With my interest in criminal psychology and Christmas just about a week away, I thought I would … Continue reading

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