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Vigilante Detective Emily Stone is Blog Hopping with Some Awesome Authors

I heard from a very reliable source that Emily Stone is calling in for some serious back up – for the first time ever.  She is going to be blog hopping with some amazing mystery and thriller authors.  It’s ten … Continue reading

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Guilt and Text Messages Lead to a Confession after Seventeen Years

I often focus my writing on individuals show no remorse for the violent acts they have committed and go to great lengths to avoid being captured by authorities. A story out of Arizona this week looks at a very different … Continue reading

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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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