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: 5 Fictional Female Detectives of Note

Column by Repo Kempt
March is Women's History Month in most of the world (except Canada), so here's five fictional female detectives that you probably don’t know, but should.

Writing the Crime Scene: Poison

Column by Repo Kempt February 21, 2017
A guide to research and writing when killing your characters with poison.

Writing the Crime Scene: Arson

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

Writing the Crime Scene: Gunshot Wounds

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to writing realistic depictions of gunshot wounds, as well as their treatment and recovery, in crime and horror fiction.

Writing the Crime Scene: Autopsies

Column by Repo Kempt
A guide to researching and writing about autopsies in crime and horror fiction.

Writing the Crime Scene: Cops Don't Talk Like That!

Column by Repo Kempt October 18, 2016
A guide to researching and writing dialogue for law enforcement characters in crime fiction.

Writing the Crime Scene: Guns

Column by Repo Kempt September 8, 2016
An article about myths, misconceptions and common mistakes when crime authors write about guns.