Thanks to Denise Davidson and the folks at San Diego Union Tribune for the opportunity to discuss the life and times of Omar Ortega and THE BURDEN OF TRUTH
The professional blog of author Neal Griffin. Featuring articles about writing, policing, and more.
The World of Small Town Policing
When a killer does come to small town America, the body is just as cold and the blood runs just as red.
Five Things Cops Would Like You to Know
I’ll bet you can guess the first one…
Q&A with Union Tribune
Longtime Escondido cop pens second novel
From the Top of the Stack
In his book, Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson, gives each one of us a great deal to think about on the subject of crime and punishment in America.
What’s A Buzz Book?
Benefit of the Doubt is a 2015 Buzz Book
Read Neal Griffin’s recent Op-Ed posted on CNN.com
SDSU Writer’s Conference Profile
After my novel, Benefit of the Doubt, was selected for an “Editor’s Choice Award” I had the honor of being profiled by the SDSU Writer’s Conference. It gave me a chance to talk about the journey of a debut author.
Crime Fiction with Social Context
I recently attended Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach, CA and sat in on a panel of writers discussing the idea of writing crime novels with social context. Seemed like heady stuff, so no surprise a school teacher showed up to hold class.
How I came to be a Writer
As I meet more and more folks who write for a living, I often hear them respond to the question, “When did you know you wanted to be a writer?” The answer, is typically something pretty close to, “Oh…. I always wanted to be a writer; there was never a doubt.”