Murder Investigation for Crime Writers with Steve Keogh: Tips to help crime fiction authors write authentic stories

A podcast for crime writers who value authenticity in their stories. In each episode, former detective inspector, Steve Keogh, talks through his experiences as a murder investigator, shedding light on a world that few get to see. If you are a crime writer, who wants to understand how murders are really investigated, this is the podcast for you.

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When Authenticity Matters to Your Storytelling

Are you a crime author? Is authenticity in your stories important to you and your readers?

If so, you have found the right podcast.

Steve Keogh was a police officers in London for 30 years, with years years on a murder investigation team, where he investigated over 100 murders and he wants to share the knowledge he built up, with you. To give you an insight into murder investigation that few get to see.

Episodes

17 hours ago

For this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, looks at Season 27, episode 1 of Silent Witness to look at how authentic the programme is and how things are really done. 
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jul 16, 2024

For this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, explains how investigations get to court and what to expect during the trial.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jul 09, 2024

In this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, interviews Ray Fysh, a former forensic scientist and now a successful author.  
The role of forensic science is crucial in murder investigations. Ray explains how he became a forensic scientist, the work it entails, and recounts some real-life murders he helped investigate. 
His book, Shallow Graves, can be bought on Amazon via this link https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shallow-Graves-Forensic-Scientist-Britains/dp/1789466024
 
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jul 02, 2024

For this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh explores the question, why do people kill? His answer is simpler than you may think. If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

For this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, asked his police contacts, what annoys you most in crime fiction. Here he gives you the top ten answers, and explains how each would be in reality. 
If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

In this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, interviews Andrew Langley, a former crime scene manager with the Metropolitan Police. 
The role of CSM is crucial in murder investigations. Andrew explains how he became a CSM, the work it entails, and recounts some real-life murders he helped investigate. 
If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jun 11, 2024

In this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, explains how murder detectives interview suspects, plus gives some techniques he employed during his career. 
If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday Jun 04, 2024

Fiction Watch is where former murder detective, Steve Keogh, examines episodes of TV crime fiction to see how what is portrayed, compares to how things are done in the real world.  He then judges them on their authenticity, rating them as good, bad or ridiculous.
In this episode, Steve looks at Luther, the BBC drama starring Idris Elba.
If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday May 28, 2024

Have you ever wondered how cadaver dogs work and train? in the first episode of Tell Me About, former detective inspector, Steve Keogh is joined by former police-dog handler, Dave Smith. During his career, Dave was partnered with police dog Kelly, a cadaver dog.. In this episode, Dave explains how the work they did was conducted, how Kelly was  trained to be able to seek out human remains and talks about some real-life cases she was able to help solve. 
If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.

Tuesday May 21, 2024

In this episode, former Scotland Yard detective inspector, Steve Keogh, explains the procedures detectives go through at the scene of a murder. 
If you enjoy these podcasts, you may wish to join the online community at https://steve-keogh.thinkific.com/pages/landing-page where you can meet and talk with fellow authors, take part in regular Q&As with Steve Keogh and make use of the online courses, all designed to help you achieve authenticity in your storytelling.
You can learn more about all of Steve's work at https://stevekeogh.com/ and find out about the two books Steve has published and his TV series, Secrets of a Murder Detective.
 

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