Tagged with Mystery

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

Two Firearms Errors to Avoid

To write a great murder mystery, you have to know all the components of solving the crime. I’m basing this series of posts on the book Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino. I’m in chapter 2, which cov… Continue reading

Killing Outside the Box

I’m doing a series based on Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino in an effort to pass along pertinent information needed to write a believable murder mystery. I’m in chapter 2, which covers murder wea… Continue reading

The Joy of Knives

If you’re writing a murder mystery, you’d better know something about your murder weapon, or your book won’t be believable. I’m knee-deep in a series based on the book Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Pag… Continue reading

Controversial Murder Statistics

To write a great murder mystery, you have to know how to solve a murder. This series is based on Murder one: A Writer’s Guide to Homicide by Mauro V. Corvasce and Joseph R. Paglino, and we’re only a month or so into it, so there’s plenty of time t… Continue reading

Removing a Body

Wow, I really dropped the ball this week on posting. A thousand pardons to my three loyal readers. Let me pick up where I left off, and that’s the steps your crime fighter will go through at the crime scene. Today’s step is the last one, removing … Continue reading

Gathering Homicide Evidence

If you’re writing a murder mystery, you need to know how your investigator will go about solving the crime. I’ve already covered steps one through four. Today’s post is on step five, the gathering of evidence. I’m taking this information from the … Continue reading

Photographing Crime Scenes

If you’re writing a murder mystery, you need to know how your investigator will go about solving the crime. Steps one and two are securing the scene and finding witnesses. Today’s discussion is step three, photographing the crime scene. I’m taking… Continue reading