This month I toddled along to a local death café I was recommended by a friend. Of course, for someone who loves all things crime and horror, I was immediately intrigued! But what exactly is a death café? Is it …read more →
Here’s the scary thing about psychopaths. We could spend a few minutes here reading all about the typical body language and speech ‘tells’, but in the end the psychopath is a master manipulator; if they want something from you, they …read more →
What really makes a murderer? In this article we take a look at some of the early behavioural patterns that have been identified in serial killers, and have a think about how these might help us to create the monsters …read more →
If you already read through my post ‘Top 5 TED Talks for the Aspiring Crime Writer’ and are looking for fresh content to inspire, look no further than this list of 7 more talks!
When we talk about serial killers in fiction (and in real life) we tend to talk in terms of ‘psychopath’ or ‘sociopath’ and, often, interchangeably. Let’s have a look at what makes them similar, but also they behave differently and …read more →
Have you ever wondered how profilers make it look so easy to find the suspect in the likes of hit US show Criminal Minds?
Eyewitness testimony (EWT) is a legal term for the account of an event, given by a witness or observer. This could include specifics about a suspect, victim, the timeline of events or perhaps details about the scene. The testimony of …read more →