For those of you looking to join CrimeSpace, the requirements are simple: You need to have a genuine interest in crime fiction. While there are a number of authors on the site, the main focus of CrimeSpace is not promotion. It's community.
I am a first time unpublished novelist. I am looking for info on police procedures in the novel I'm currently working on. To try and keep it as short as possible, my protagonist finds out his brother goes missing. They both live in Canada and it is…Continue
Started by Mark B. Plimley in Writer's Den on Thursday.
Hi – as a crime fiction fan can I ask you:Q1 – how do you find new crime writers to read?Q2 – what leads you to try a crime writer for the first time?My 'agenda' is simple, I’m an indie crime writer (…Continue
I recently discovered Jonathan Valin, author of the Harry Stoner mystery series. I'm in the middle of SECOND CHANCE (1991) and loving it so far.From what I understand he wrote about 14 novels, but stopped around the mid 90s. Shame, because he's a…Continue
Started by Trace Conger in Reading Room Feb 7.
What's the story on this character who seems to do nothing except Blatant Self-promotion?Isn't there any rule agains BSP with absolutely no other contribution to the site? Personally I wouldn't buy any of his books because of it.Continue
I have two books ready to be edited. One the fourth in a crime series. The other the first in another crime series. What are the logistics of having two edited at once? Seems it might be daunting and confusing. Use the same editor? I do have one…Continue
I have two books ready to be edited. One the fourth in a crime series. The other the first in another crime series. What are the logistics on having two edited at once? Seems it might be daunting and confusing. Use the same editor? I do have one I…Continue
Years ago I had an interview with a police department for a forensic position. I had already been fingerprinted, interviewed by the supervisor, had an in-depth background meeting with the background investigators trying to catch me in a lie from my thirty plus page application of my background, and the investigator even visited my home. I still wasn’t done with the interview process yet! …Continue
Posted by Jennifer Chase on July 4, 2015 at 3:24am
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” ~ Walt Whitman
The ability of law enforcement to maintain order has always depended on its capacity to outmatch the technological advancements of society’s underbelly. From the early days of systematic photography,…Continue
Posted by Jennifer Chase on July 4, 2015 at 3:22am
Posted by Lynne LeGrow on July 3, 2015 at 6:21am
Having delivered prisoner Luther Hyatt back to Cheyenne, U. S. Deputy Marshal Cash Laramie is looking forward to some time off. After putting up with the foul piece of human garbage known as Luther Hyatt for three very long days on the trail, Cash has plans for a bath, food and booze, and quite possibly some time with Lenora Wilkes. Unfortunately, Chief Marshal Devon Penn has other plans for Cash.…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on June 28, 2015 at 12:00am