Monthly Archives: July 2011

Photography Sunday — Novel Inspired

I love photography and I find it actually inspires storylines or specific scenes for a novel.  It’s a great way for me to change my perspective of work and to give myself a break. I went back through some of … Continue reading

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Man Lives with Decomposing Body of Girlfriend

With all of the technological advancements that enter the field of forensics and assist members of law enforcement in bringing criminals to justice, it’s hard to imagine anyone will ever develop an instrument that can explain fully the psychology behind … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Mayhem of Redundant Words?

We all have a safety net of our own unique vocabulary.  These are the words that we’re comfortable with and they help to define our emotions, thoughts, and desires.  You could say that our comfortable word choices helps to define … Continue reading

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Should Some Children be Diagnosed a Psychopath?

Today it seems that we are so careful to be politically correct about some things that need to be addressed from a psychological and clinical point of view.  The thought of a small child or a teenager being diagnosed as … Continue reading

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Puppy Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

If you are living in a part of the country that isn’t hot right now, then you are in the minority.  We have seen ongoing triple-digit temperatures in Dallas and Memphis and Chicago and New York, just to name a … Continue reading

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The Skillful Art of Interrogation

As with many things these days, the word “interrogation” has been replaced with “interview”.  I like to call it what it is, an interrogation.  Interrogative procedures are used to obtain a confession, admission of guilt, or illicit helpful information from … Continue reading

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My Personal Stab at Research

One of the things I stress about writing a novel is you must do your research.  It doesn’t matter if you’re writing fiction or non-fiction because research should be mandatory.  I actually love research.  You get to learn something brand … Continue reading

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