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Investigating the Crime Scene

OK. You've started your thriller. Murdered off a character. The police are on their way. Now what?   Readers demand accuracy. Feed them the wrong information and they’ll let you know you've made a mistake. So, to the best of your ability, you’d better know who does what, and what happens, at the crime scene if you are going to write about one.   Sherlock Holmes said: “Whenever you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” In other words the truth is present at every crime scene. And if it’s your character’s job to find it, make sure he’s doing his job correctly.   Keep in mind that precincts vary in their allotment of duties. Not all houses have a large enough staff to divvy procedures out. In a small town, the local sheriff may do it all; whereas in a larger precinct, the Patrol division,...
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A failed system, or is it?


    Above is a picture of Frederico Bruno, he is accused of pushing his ex-girlfriend and 3 month old child out of a window three stories high.  He climbs down from the same window, finds a metal bar stool leg and beats her with it as she is lying on top of the 3 month old baby who broke her fall to a concrete ground.  Read that over again.  Take a deep breath.  Now who is the blame for this type of violence?  Before you go any further, let me add this too...the widow also had an air conditioner installed in it.  For real!  Who do you blame for this type of violence?  Violence has such a profound meaning.  It sure can sway any jury.  Oh did I tell you, he sliced up the victim's friend who attempted to call the police.  Yes sir!  He left them all for dead....
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Open Book with Envy Red & Q: High Roller, interview part 2

Open Book presents High Rollers, the interview part 2.  Envy Red & Q continue their interview about her new novel High Rollers.  Q wants to know about the fem fatale in most novels.  He and Envy discuss life off the wood.     Open Book started as a forum on Author's Info for writers, authors, publishers, storytellers, bloggers, vloggers.  If you have a story to tell, tell us. 
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