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No Bones about Writing Bad Guys

Originally posted on Author Jennifer Chase:
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…

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The Criminal, The Victim, and The Psychological Autopsy

One of the most interesting aspects of studying criminal behavior and criminology is finding out why and how criminals commit a specific crime. It’s really the complicated and daunting task of finding out what makes an individual tick and hopefully … Continue reading

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The Bystander Effect and What it Represents in Society Today

In my Emily Stone Series, my protagonist is a woman who has made the decision to get involved when she knows a crime is being committed. Emily Stone uses her intelligence, her intuition, and a few helpful pieces of technology … Continue reading

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New Book Release: DARK PURSUIT, An Emily Stone Thriller #NewRelease #Crime

***OFFICIAL BOOK RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT*** From the International Award Winning EMILY STONE THRILLER SERIES comes a new serial killer crime novel: DARK PURSUIT Synopsis: Vigilante detective Emily Stone has covertly hunted down killers and closed more serial cases than most seasoned … 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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Escaped Murderer Captured after Nearly 40 Years of Freedom

I would assume that when a prisoner manages to break out of jail, he probably spends nearly every moment looking over his back. Is this the day the authorities finally catch me? Will someone from my past life recognize me? … Continue reading

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Teenager Claims to Have Killed Dozens

If nineteen-year-old Miranda Barbour’s confessions prove to be true, she could be one of the worst serial killers in our nation’s history. The Pennsylvania teenager and her husband were arrested earlier this month on charges of criminal homicide after allegedly … Continue reading

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