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The Cozy Timeline vs. Real World Events (and a giveaway)

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today pondering, not for the first time, the difference between book time and real time. Cozy mysteries and contemporary romances, two of my favorite types of reading, have this is common: they are set in … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 30-31,2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Vaughn Hardacker (Thursday), and Brenda Buchanan (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 23-24, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Darcy Scott (Monday), Dick Cass (Tuesday), and John Clark (Thursday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine Crime … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 16-17, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Kate Flora (Monday), Susan Vaughan (Tuesday), Charlene D’Avanzo (Thursday) and Maureen Milliken (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at … Continue reading

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The Search for Leigh Abbey

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, with a post that could be subtitled “Finding Pretty Scenery to Post.” One of the things I’ve been trying to do lately on Facebook is intersperse the shared posts on Covid-19 news and those that … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 9-10, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Joe Souza (Monday), Jen Blood (Tuesday), Sandra Neily (Thursday) and Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 2-3, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Vaughn Hardacker (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Brenda Buchanan (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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So You Want to Write a Novel

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, primed to offer some unsolicited but hopefully useful advice. How often have you said, or heard someone else say, “if only I had the time, I’d write a novel”? Sometimes the adjective “bestselling” is included … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 25-26, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Dick Cass (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at … Continue reading

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Insult Added to Injury

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, staying at home because I’m old. I thought I was handling social distancing pretty well. After all, I’m something of a hermit anyway. The biggest difference in my schedule was a switch from going into … Continue reading

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