Writing the Crime Scene: Murder or Suicide?

Column by Repo Kempt August 11, 2017
Writing a crime scene where a murder is made to look like a suicide? Here's a guide to doing your research and getting the forensic details right.

Writing the Crime Scene: Arson

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to writing realistic depictions of arson and fire investigation in crime fiction.

The Butler Did It: Why We Always Blame the Servants

Column by Leah Dearborn August 19, 2015
The guilty butler trope appears to damn servants by their employment status alone. After all, they know everything about the victim’s daily routine, and they’re always suspiciously nearby.