Not just 218 facts but also 40 ideas to take your story forward in 36 different areas of policing.
My latest book, 218 Facts a Writer Needs to Know About the Police is now available on Amazon. For the next 10 days, it will be available at a discounted price so get your very own copy by clicking the title above or on the picture of the cover to the right.
You may be wondering why you should part with less than the cost of a coffee from one of the many famous chains, to own your own copy of this unique and useful book. Some of you, when you examine the preview on Amazon may even conclude that the book is merely a collection of posts from this blog. Let me allay your suspicions. It is not. This blog has shaped the idea of the book and does cover some of this blog’s topics but in much more detail and you will the book provides 40 ideas of how you could take your stories further using the associated facts and provided web links.
These 40 story ideas based on 218 facts in 36 different areas of policing will both educate and stimulate your creative inclinations.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:
- the organisation of the police
- crime scene attendance, assessment and investigation
- police intelligence work
- police interviews
- custody suite issues
- the role of the Senior Investigating Officer
If you don’t want to make mistakes with your fiction and you don’t have a police adviser in your pocket or hanging at the end of a telephone call just dying to answer the question that you feel really stupid for having to ask, buy this book. I’ve put it together to save you the time you’d have to spend conducting the research (even if you knew where to look in the first place) or having to flatter, coerce or bribe a police officer who has sufficient experience to provide you with accurate and up to date information along with a series of ideas for taking your story forward.
Use 218 Facts a Writer Needs to Know About the Police to make your stories realistic, to provide you with ideas you’d never thought of before and best of all, to prevent you from embarrassing yourself in front of your readers.
If you find the book useful, please let your friends and colleagues know about it and a positive review is always most welcome. If however, you felt that the book failed to meet your expectations or you found a mistake or dead link, just drop me a line at “the(dot)writer(AT)hotmail.co.uk” Don’t forget to swap the dot and AT for their respective characters.
Happy and informed reading.