The Biggest Bully

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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Robin Lyons, Author, websiteBLOG POST #251: Research on an incident involving a middle school teacher.

This school bullying case differs from most. In this true-crime case, there were several bullies in a classroom tormenting a student—including the teacher.  Read More

Spreading False Rumors

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR WEBSITEBLOG POST #250: Spreading False Rumors

Toward the end of the 2018-2019 school year, at a charter school in Colorado, eleven students and their families were forever changed—two shooters, eight injured and one who died. Read More

Back-to-School 2020

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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It’s back-to-school time across the U.S. As students return to schools, a few will be bullies resuming their pattern of perpetual torment.

BLOG POST #243: This week, I’m sharing an update to a true-crime case shared previously about a 16-year-old bullied high school student. Read More

Sacred Trust

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #241: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a school district superintendent.

With 25 years of experience, he became the superintendent of a K-12 school district with approximately 8,000 students. Shortly after his promotion he began working on a $198 million bond to build new schools and renovate others. The bond passed. Read More

Bunker Hostage

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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This case is struck a chord in my heart as a parent, grandparent, and as a former school bus driver.

Have you ever known anyone who prepares for the worst—often referred to as a Prepper? They may have a storage room filled with supplies or, in this case, a fully stocked, fortified underground bunker in his back yard.

BLOG POST #236: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a decorated veteran who fell on hard times, became angry and paranoid, blaming the government for everything. Read More