Tag Archives: research

5 Writing Tips for Punching up Fight Scenes

I love reading and writing action-oriented stories. It doesn’t matter if it’s a movie or book—I love all the action with fights, weapons, car chases, martial arts, or an old-fashioned shootout. It may sound easy enough to write, but you … Continue reading

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Analyzing Crime Scene Characteristics

Crime scene characteristics are extremely important to all criminal investigations, especially homicides and all serial crimes.  After the forensic analysis of the physical evidence found at the crime scene is completed and the victimology is established, then the task of … Continue reading

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A Knife for Vigilante Detective Emily Stone

I am always looking for ways to add to Emily Stone’s arsenal when she goes on her covert investigations hunting serial killers. I wanted to add a knife as back up to her Glock and Beretta, so I decided to … Continue reading

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Can Being Barefoot Improve Your Writing?

You know that exhausted and tired feeling after a long day of standing on your feet?  You come home and immediately kick your shoes off and peel off your tired old socks.  Ahhh, now that’s relief.  You even feel a … Continue reading

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Psychological Impact of the “Broken Windows” Theory

My academic background has helped me to explore and understand some of the complicated aspects of the criminal justice system when addressing crime, criminals, profiling, and crime scene investigation.  This is one of main reasons that I chose this field … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Best Selling Thriller Author Rebecca Forster

I’m pleased and extremely excited to begin a series called “The Thriller Tribe” of outstanding, awesome, and critically acclaimed thriller authors this year.  They’ve been so gracious to humor me with an article about various areas and experiences of thriller … Continue reading

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How Much Research is Essential for a Crime Thriller?

I love to conduct research.  This can be a thorn in a writer’s side, but I really enjoy this part of the creative process.  Just think about it… you learn something new every time you research.  You can actually learn a … Continue reading

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