Death and the Detective

Death and the Detective Series – Final Installment

January 11, 2011

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. I did not tell my friends at Creative Copy Challenge (CCC) that I decided the entry on Challenge #113 would be the last of the series. I […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 22nd Installment

December 13, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #95 Slamming the metal bars of the cage, the killer planned his final journey. He laid out the eclectic collection of torture and vowed he […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 21st Installment

November 15, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #89 The musty smell wrapped invisible fingers of pain around the brightly colored bottles that held an apothecary’s dream. Eyes brightened with the madness of […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 20th Installment

October 27, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #85 Brett retrieved the newspaper from the bushes in front of his beach bungalow, cussing another errant toss by the paper boy. “Kid better forget […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 19th Installment

October 11, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #79 The killer began to wash the sticky traces of blood from his hands. Staring at the imagined stain, he washed again and again, uttering […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 18th Installment

September 27, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #71 Wasn’t it sweet irony how alive he felt? A soft wind stirred the dust surrounding the lifeless body into a dreary cloud of gloom. […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 17th Installment

August 25, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #65 Let the games begin. It was time to leave his first clue. The killer lifted his victim’s lifeless body, wrapping her in a final […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 16th Installment

August 7, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #58 In a place where the guilty look for solace, a silent figure moved through the shadows of the darkened church. As he tried to […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 15th Installment

July 17, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #52 Maggie knew all too well that a lot was riding on how she would react. As much as she would love to fill her […]

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Death and the Detective Series – 14th Installment

June 19, 2010

I started the Death and the Detective series from the writing prompts challenges at Creative Copy Challenge. The words in bold are the writing prompts from the challenge. ====== Challenge #46 Detective Brett Connors reached for his shirt while trying to gather his control. Slipping the Chargers t-shirt over his head, he was fighting a […]

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