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The Bad Influence

A Relationship Based On Crime

A couple killed their dealer, then tried to cover their tracks.

Photo: Thomas P. Costello

Writers will sometimes flip the script on certain stereotypes in order to keep the audience engaged. The ingenue might become a devious vixen or the pastor might be a womanizing lothario. Doing this opens up a world of storytelling for the writer and helps the audience see that the characters could be real…




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Edward Anderson

Edward Anderson

Edward has written hundreds of acclaimed true crime articles and has won numerous awards for his short stories.

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