Category Archives: Dark Mind

31 Things That Scare Me

It’s the scariest month of the year and I thought I’d keep up with the yearly tradition and post what actually scares a criminologist and crime fiction author. Now, on to my list.  Just in case you were wondering… 1.                   … Continue reading

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Vigilante Detective Emily Stone Gives a Rare Interview about Dark Mind

(Received permission to repost from Character Interviews with Stacy Eaton)  Welcome to Author’s Spotlight on World Literary Cafe Character Interviews with Stacy Eaton Today we have Emily Stone from Dark Mind  written by Jennifer Chase. Welcome Emily – Great to … Continue reading

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Vigilante Detective Emily Stone Wins Bronze

I received some very exciting news on Saturday that Dark Mind received a 2012 Bronze Award for Action at Readers Favorite.  I’m very honored to be a part of such an amazing group of authors.  Thank you to all of … Continue reading

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No Bones about Writing Bad Guys

When I outline bad guys for my novels, it often reads like a police rap sheet and a psychological profile.  I can’t overstate the effectiveness for research and outlining in fiction writing.  There’s always those little pieces of nuggets that … Continue reading

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Onion Field Killer Dies in Prison

When a police officer is killed in the line of duty, his fellow officers never forget.  Even decades later, and among men and women who never served with the slain individual, a member of the police force is discussed with … Continue reading

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Psychological Terror and the Movie Villain

As we approach the end of the summer movie season, I’ve had some thoughts about what makes a classic on-screen villain.  I’ve often heard interviews with actors who say that the bad guy is the most fun to play, and … Continue reading

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Plunge Right into the Action!

You caught me.  I admit it.  I’m a huge Die Hard movie fan (see photo above of Bruce Willis as John McClane from Die Hard). I love to write action and fight scenes in my novels.  I’m not quite sure … Continue reading

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