Tagged with Criminals

Writing a Great Contract Murder

Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide, has a ton of great information for mystery writers. I just wrapped up a section on gang murders (chapter 5) and am moving on. However, I’m skipping chapter 6. It’s… Continue reading

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I Don’t Get Gang Murders

My last three posts were about gang murders. The info was taken from Chapter Five of Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide. I should finish it up, but I just can’t get enthused about this topic. I think… Continue reading

How Gangs are Organized

I’m in Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide, and chapter five it deals with gang murders. Today I want to discuss the organization of gangs so you can create a believable gang for your work of fiction…. Continue reading

What Gang-Bangers Do

I’m in chapter five of Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide, and it deals with gang murders. Today’s discussion details what gang members do. In other words, what fills a gang-banger’s day?In my opinio… Continue reading

Writing Gang Murders

I’m ready to jump back into Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide after nearly two weeks off for holidays and sickness. Chapter five deals with gang murders, and while the prospect of writing about gang… Continue reading

The Art of Ransacking

Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide, has a plethora of information necessary for writing a great murder mystery. I’m in chapter four, dealing with drug-related homicides. I didn’t cover everything in … Continue reading

Dead Drug Dealers

I’m knee-deep in this fascinating overview of Mauro Corvasce and Joseph Paglino’s book, Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide. I’m in chapter 4, dealing with drug-related homicides. Today’s discussion is about drug dealers. I’ll follow the same… Continue reading

Murder for Drugs

When planning your murder mystery, motive is one of the most important factors. I’m in chapter four of the book Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino, and it’s all about narcotics murders. Narcotics us… Continue reading

Covering Up A Bank Robbery

Chapter three of the book Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino is about financial murders. I’m not covering everything in the chapter, so if you’re interested in getting all of it, buy the book. Today… Continue reading