Tagged with Criminals

Bumping off the Business Partner

Welcome back to this series on solving homicides. Chapter three of the book Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino, is all about financial murders. Today is all about bumping off the business partner. I… Continue reading

Murder for Financial Gain

When planning a murder mystery, one of the most important aspects is motivation. In today’s post, based on the book Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino, the motivation is financial gain. This isn’t t… Continue reading

Female Assassins

Female assassins defy stereotypes and are fascinating to readers and movie viewers alike, so let’s delve a little into what makes a female turn assassin. I’m taking this information from Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to Ho… Continue reading

The Stress Made Me Do It

You’ve got a female antagonist who’s going on a killing spree. You’ve figured out who her victims are. You’ve figured out how she’ll kill them. You’ve given her a sufficient motivation for what she does. Now lets dig deeper into what makes up her … Continue reading

Why Ladies Kill

I’m in the midst of a fascinating discussion on creating a believable female antagonist using Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think. Today I want to discuss why females … Continue reading

How Ladies Kill

I’m in the midst of a fascinating discussion on creating a believable female antagonist using Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think. Today I want to discuss how females … Continue reading

Prey of the Female Killer

I’m in the midst of a fascinating discussion on creating a believable female antagonist using Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think. Today I’ll discuss the female killer… Continue reading

Murderous Homemakers

I’m in the midst of a fascinating discussion on creating a believable female antagonist using Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Criminal Think. In the last post, I offered three ca… Continue reading

Women Who Kill

I’m not talking about the stereotypical woman who suffers from “female problems” and kills her husband and children in a fit of rage. I’m talking about creating a fabulous, totally believable antagonist for your novel, using Sean Mactire’s book Ma… Continue reading

Finishing off the Terrorists

In my last two posts, I discussed creating a believable terrorist for your novel. Today I’ll finish the discussion, using information from Sean Mactire’s book Malicious Intent: A Writer’s Guide to How Murderers, Robbers, Rapists, and Other Crimina… Continue reading