Lover’s Scorn

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

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR WEBSITEThey met at work and then began a relationship that failed. When the relationship ended, he packed his belongings and moved out. But he also packed a grudge.

BLOG POST #242: Research on a true-crime case involving a 26-year-old man and his ex-girlfriend. Read More

Dumb Stunt On Snapchat Sent Two Teens To Prison

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #191: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving two teens who thought a fake school threat would be funny.

Not Funny

The two boys, one age 18 and the other 19, previously attended the high school they targeted. But it was all to pull a prank on a friend.

They created a Snapchat account in the friend’s name. Grabbed some photos from the friends’ social media accounts and posted them to the fake Snapchat account. One photo was of the friend holding a gun—another person’s gun.

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Cyber Bully

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Robin Lyons, Author, websiteOctober is Bullying Prevention Month (as well as many other important causes). I’m going to start the month with a case that prompted a change to state law.

BLOG POST #163: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a 16-year-old who ended his life because of cyberbullying.

All American Boy

He was a high school sophomore and an Eagle Scout. In the four months before his death, he went from a happy kid who liked to bug his brothers to a teen pushed to suicide.

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Kill Everyone On Monday

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons BlogYou may not remember this story on the news or it may not have aired in your area.

BLOG POST #159: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a 14-year-old high school freshman.

First Day Of School Threat

A few years ago, during the weekend before the first day of school, the young teen warned friends on a social media site he wanted to “kill everyone at school on Monday.”

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Cyber Crime At The Middle School

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime and/or events can be upsetting.

When I was in middle school, I was caught red-handed passing a note to a friend. On the note I’d written, I thought the teacher sounded like he had dentures because he kept whistling as he spoke. Not my finest moment.

The teacher read the note aloud and told me he, in fact, did not have dentures and I needed to pay attention.

I mention this because kids haven’t changed. However, their method of delivery has changed. Kids don’t pass notes. They text or SnapChat or use another preferred application. Kids today grew up using the internet.

BLOG POST #138: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific criminal case involving a middle school student.

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