10 Ways to Kill your Writing Career using Social Media

Several years ago, I experienced an unpleasant incident where an acquaintance of the family began posting abhorrent statements about me via friends and family’s Facebook pages. The incident stemmed from a perceived slight years before, and I had no knowledge that she even held any animosity toward me. Luckily, the incident was resolved without too much […]

10 Ways to Grow a Blog

You get up at the crack of dawn every morning to write your blog post, eagerly come back at the end of the day to check your stats, and only three people have read your post: Mom, Aunt Marlene, and your best friend, Mike. The same thing happened yesterday and dismayed, you close the laptop […]

The Best Way to Dump a Body

“Hey, guys, if I throw a body over a bridge along the interstate, how long will it take to get down the Green River to this point?” I point at my map sprawled out on the table in front of us. Carl shakes his head. “I don’t think you can get it that far…too many […]

Murder She Wrote

Jessica Fletcher, the retired English teacher turned mystery writer turned homicide detective, in Angela Lansbury’s Murder She Wrote seemed to be able to read people’s minds around her in order to solve the crime. She thought like a criminal….at least in television land. In the real world, law enforcement often uses criminal profilers to help […]