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Former Homicide Detective Shares How He Got Criminals to Talk

It is always exciting to come upon an article about someone whose career offers me insight and inspiration as I constantly strive to learn more about criminal psychology and use that knowledge to be a better writer. For this reason, … 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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A Character Powerful Enough to Drive a Series

When I first decided to write a full-length novel, I did not initially plan to write a series.  I had a different serial killer story idea with a strong female protagonist, and I wanted to write about it.  It was … Continue reading

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Confrontation with a Violent Sociopath Compelled Me to Pursue Criminology

As I look back in my life, I reflect and smile.  It is interesting how certain situations can shape our decisions and ultimately the outcome of our lives.  I have been blessed with many things, even the bad incidents.  I … 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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Guest Post: Will a Conveniently Placed Item Stop a Bullet by Benjamin Sobieck

I thought a very interesting and thought-provoking crime article from friend and author Benjamin Sobieck would be a perfect post today — being Thriller Thursday and all.  Enjoy! *** Will a Conveniently Placed Item Stop a Bullet? by Benjamin Sobieck … Continue reading

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