Sue Coletta

Member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers, Sue Coletta is the bestselling, award-winning author of psychological thrillers and mysteries. Sue’s short stories and flash fiction have appeared in OOTG Flash Fiction Offensive magazine and numerous anthologies, and her forensic articles have appeared in InSinC Quarterly.

In 2017, Feedspot awarded her Murder Blog as one of the Top 50 Crime Blogs on the net. Sue’s the communications manager for Forensic Science and the Serial Killer Project, and co-hosts the radio show “Partners in Crime” on Writestream Radio Network. As a way to help fellow crime writers, Sue created a team of crime experts (detectives, coroners, police captains, etc.) and founded #ACrimeChat on Twitter. She’s also a proud member of the Kill Zone (see details in full bio — menu bar).

Author Marketing Part II: Action Items 9-12

Welcome back to the Author Marketing mini-series. If you missed Author Marketing Part I: 8 Action Items, you can find it HERE. Let’s get right to it, shall we? I’ll see you in the comment section. Over to you, Staci! Nine: Landing Pages Now that you’ve branded yourself, created the…

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Author Marketing Part I: Eight Action Items

I invited my friend Staci to chat about the M-word. I’ll let her explain. We’ve got a lot to get through. I’ll see you in the comment section. Be sure to check back on Friday for Part II: Landing Pages, Mailing Lists, Loss Leaders, Lead Funnels. Welcome to Murder Blog, Staci!…

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A Tribute to Writers #ShareTheLove

A Tribute to Writers

Writers inspire, arouse, support, and even enrage … but no one can call us boring. For our readers we’ve watched bodies decompose at the Body Farm, witnessed autopsies and the miracle of childbirth. We’ve delved into twisted minds and nearly drowned in swirling questions of Why? or What if? We’ve…

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The Toolbox Killers — A True Halloween Nightmare

The Toolbox Killers

  Halloween night, 1979, 16-year-old Shirley Lynette Ledford made one fatal mistake — trusting the two men who offered her a ride. Forty-eight hours later, a jogger found her naked remains on a random front lawn in Sunland, California. Posed with her legs apart, her mutilated corpse lay in an…

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Torso Killer: Today on Serial Killer Corner

Welcome back to Serial Killer Corner. I’m including the transcript for those of you who prefer to read, but the video is much more fun. Please note: the transcript may not be word-for-word. It’s close, though. Today let’s discuss a fascinating yet terrifying serial killer classified as a Torso Killer.…

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5 Tips for Writing in Kindle Worlds

FRACTURED LIVES by Sue Coletta

Sorry I’ve been MIA for a while. With four new releases since May — CLEAVED, BLESSED MAYHEM, HACKED, and FRACTURED LIVES — I’ve had a crazy schedule. Getting involved with the Kindle Worlds made it even worse, but it’s one of the smartest moves I’ve made. The experience has been…

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Tribal Police and Jurisdication: Crime Writing

Officer X is back with a post about Tribal Police and jurisdiction. We’ve got a lot to get through, so I’ll step out of the way. Dazzle us with your vast knowledge, Officer X! We greatly appreciate your time and effort to help our stories ring true. For further research,…

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Crows Never Forget a Face

Blessed Mayhem

Crows are amazing birds. While writing BLESSED MAYHEM, I researched them extensively, and became so intrigued I longed to befriend a crow of my own. Let’s backtrack a bit so you can see why I became so enthralled, and then we’ll move on to the bizarre events unfolding in my…

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