On this beautiful November morning, when everyone else is out hiking and enjoying nature, I’m working through several scenes in my next book that involves guns and shooting them. I came across this gem of an article by ‘Terrible Minds” and thought it was worth a share.
Union College, where I received my Bachelor’s in English and minor in French initially accepted me as a transfer student from Emerson College where I studied theater and playwriting. Upon entrance to Union College, I was placed on a “probationary status” because I had not taken the requisite coursework or exams for admittance and the … Read more
A Look At The Psychology of Some of History’s Famous Crooks A new course being offered by Maryville University.
“Home on The Grange”, wonderful day of filming with the producers and crew of Lion TV for an episode of the television series, “Diabolical”
Q: Hello …#36. How would you describe yourself–Narcissist, Psychopath, Sociopath, or a person with Anti-social personality disorder (ASPD) sometimes defined by experts as both Psychopath and Sociopath. Are there differences? A: I’ve been diagnosed as a Sociopath, but I actually prefer, “covert Narcissist” which is not a disorder at all, it’s a trait. Hollywood often … Read more
For those of you who have been fans of mine for a while now, you may remember I did a couple shows last year with John on his podcast, Twisted. I had the pleasure of speaking with him again for another two-part episode where we talk all things Big Pete, including the psychology behind his … Read more
As many of my fans may already know, last October I spoke with Dan Zupansky on True Murder podcast about the chilling case of Gary Triano. A few weeks later, Dan reached out again and said fans enjoyed our show and wanted to hear more! On this episode, we talked all about the Chicago Outlaws … Read more
Become A True Crime Writer Are you wondering what it takes to become a true crime writer? Writing true crime is not for faint of heart, but if you’re fascinated by the human condition and want to know why people do the things they do, read on for some helpful tips: First, get tough. Prepare … Read more
Analyzing Biker Culture Recently I had the pleasure of speaking on the Crime Bites podcast, hosted by criminologist Professor Elizabeth Yardley. In this show, get some insights on what we really know about biker clubs, what makes them so intriguing to outsiders, and how biker clubs have changed throughout history. Plus, learn what it’s like … Read more
Facts About Psychopaths Psychopaths (from the Greek root psyche and pathos meaning “sick mind” or “suffering soul”) have always been with us, among us and, some might argue, in us. But what if they are of our own making? What if we are the parent of a psychopath–think, Leopold and Loeb (and the senseless murder … Read more