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Showing posts from September, 2018

How to get started as a True Crime Writer

I get asked a lot of the same questions. How I got started is one of them. The problem is, there are a lot of answers to that question. Here is one of them. Or I guess, part of the answer. Sorry I am getting ready for bed but I wanted to do it yesterday. Id been procrastinating.

Writers Need to Write

I just bought this because I thought it was hilarious and since Ive been updating the blog all morning, I thought Id share with you folks. Funny shit, right? With the holidays coming up, I figured Id get it to write all the new recipies in but also to sit around on the kitchen table and make people laugh :) If you find anything else like this out there, leave me a link in the comments!

Margaret Kinney Cincinatti Killer of 89 YO Vet

Margaret Kinney, along with her boyfriend, Michael Stumph, meticulously planned and executed the murder of 89-year-old veteran Otto Stewart in November of 2016. They were homeless when the kindly old man befriended them. They lived with him for a while and took advantage of his generosity. Even after they left his home, he continued to loan them money and help them exist. Eventually, however, he grew tired of the situation and told them both to get jobs and pay him back. According to Margaret, this is when they began to think about killing him. He was about to die anyway, right? Why did he need all that stuff? Why did he need paid back when he would be dead before he could spend it? Kinney told police she stabbed Stewart with a large kitchen knife. Prosecutors said a pillow also was used to suffocate Stewart, and a cord wrapped around his neck had been tightened like a tourniquet.The couple took his cash, valuables, and left in his car.  It was over a month before his body was fo

Weird Auctions

I got a lot of emails about the vial of Charles Manson's Hair. It is real and it is his. It also comes with a certificate of authenticity but if you read this blog regularly, you know it's real. Anywho - I got so many folks who are interested in owning true crime history but just cant afford the prices collectors want you to pay. Hence, the reason I often give it away on this blog. I have another vial of five strands of Manson's hair. I'm selling it to the best offer I get this week by Friday :) Go ahead and shoot my an offer. You may be the only one! You will get this vial of hair, plus the certificate of authenticity, as well as a bag of true crime goodies that will surprise and astound you . Looking forward to hearing from you.

Get Off Your Ass! How to Get Started in Comunity Activism

I out this video up about seven years ago. It tells how to get started helping out in your community. I have had a lot of those questions pop up again recently so I thought Id repost! Please do not hesitate to ask me any questions.