Recap #CrimeChat Oct 25, 2013

Recap #CrimeChat Oct 25, 2013 with Shaun Kaufman & Colleen Collins a.k.a. the Writing PIs. It is always a pleasure to talk to these two. There are always new stories, new books they are working on, and they have a great sense of humour. While Shaun was driving home from court, Colleen and I started […]

Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye

Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye. This new book by Colleen Collins is a superb blend of serious writing, equipment description, a listing of what not to do including wardrobe suggestions, and of course … personal stories. The book starts with the history of the female private investigators. I was pleased to see my […]

Recap #cclivechat August 24, 2012

Recap #cclivechat August 24, 2012. Today, the Writing PIs joined me for a chat about their work, their books, and of course, famous cases. Colleen Collins and Shaun Kaufman are co-owners of Highlands Investigations in Denver, Colorado. Their ebook How to Write a Dick: A Guide for Writing Fictional Sleuths from a Couple of Real-Life Sleuths […]

Surfing the Net, Part 2

Surfing the Net, Part 2 is a guest post by Colleen Collins & Shaun Kaufman. Part 1 was posted on October 17, 2011. Today we’ll look at some online U.S.government records, business searches, social media databases, and Deep Web searches. Bios We’re Colleen Collins and Shaun Kaufman, who co-own Highlands Investigations & Legal Services, Inc. in […]

Surfing the Net, part 1

Surfing the Net, part 1 is a guest post by Colleen Collins & Shaun Kaufman Knowing my PI-partner and myself sometimes teach classes about private investigations to writers, Alice invited us to share a course on researching the Internet here at Defrosting Cold Cases. Keep in mind that this class was geared to fiction writers, […]

“My Son Is Missing” by Colleen Collins & Shaun Kaufman

“My Son Is Missing” by Colleen Collins & Shaun Kaufman. How to Write a Dick: A Guide for Writing Fictional Sleuths from a Couple of Real-Life Sleuths, available on Kindle Thank you for hosting us today at Defrosting Cold Cases. We are a husband and wife investigative team who own Highlands Investigations & Legal Services, Inc. […]