Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

Portland to Portland: You Can’t Get Here From There

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, writing with tongue (slightly) in cheek. Next week I’m headed for “the other Portland” to attend the semi-annual U. S. gathering of members of the Historical Novel Society. These conferences are always interesting. They are … Continue reading

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Voyage of Discovery: Writing a Rough Draft

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, pondering the similarities between writing a rough draft and making a voyage of discovery. You know, like Columbus searching for a shortcut to the Indies, or Cabot looking for a northwest passage to the wealth … Continue reading

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“Recital”

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, with a story out of the past—literally. Earlier this month, I received a letter from an old high school friend. She enclosed a short story for children that I wrote in the late 1980s. She … Continue reading

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Short Story Extravaganza

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, blogging today as Kathy. I’m writing this before Malice Domestic and will be on my way home on the day it is posted, but I think I can say with confidence that short stories will … Continue reading

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Page Proofs—the final opportunity to change stuff

Several of us at Maine Crime Writers have been dealing with page proofs this month. What are page proofs, you ask? They are the pages of the book after they’ve been typeset. All revisions and copy edits have been incorporated, … Continue reading

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