9 Tips From Ann Rule

If you want to be a true crime writer, Ann Rule said the best thing you can be is immensely curious. And, you should go to trials—something anyone can do. In the wake of her passing last week I wanted to share Ann’s 9 Tips For Studying Courtroom Trials. 1. You can usually get a … Read more

My Favorite Memoirs

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion Night by Elie Wiesel Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr

Shelf-Life: My Personal Library of Crime Resources

Shelf-Life, My personal library of crime resources: It would be a crime not to read these! The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled In Death, Judith Flanders The Illustrated History of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons, by Chuck Wills Understanding Organized Crime, by Stephen Mallory Life Books: The Most Notorious Crimes in … Read more