Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

Fan Girl

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. The other day I was going through some old scrapbooks, looking for photos, etc. I could scan and use on Facebook for #ThrowbackThursday, when I came across a letter written to me by Phyllis A. … Continue reading

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New Year Rituals

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. In 2019, for my first post of the new year, I wrote a blog titled “Taking Stock” to share the way I spend every January first. The ritual hasn’t changed, but some of the results … Continue reading

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A Peculiar Thing

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today ruminating about a very peculiar thing that’s happened at our house. As regular readers of this blog know, I haven’t been writing anything new lately, both because I am not currently under contract anywhere … Continue reading

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Holiday Books

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today thinking about writing books to include a particular holiday. Christmas, especially, is popular in mystery and romance novels. Some of that is due to publishers asking for Christmas-themed books. More, I think, has to … Continue reading

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Remembrance

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again waxing nostalgic. The farm that belonged to my mother’s side of the family has appeared in many of my books, in one guise or another, and I even based my children’s book, Katie’s … Continue reading

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New Book

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. NEW BOOK! It’s been a while since I’ve been able to write those words. I had a long stretch when I wasn’t writing anything new at all, but now, in just eight days, my NEW … Continue reading

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To Revise or Not To Revise

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today pondering a question that arose while working on one of the projects I mentioned in our last group post. When it comes to a new story or novel, there’s no question. You revise and … Continue reading

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Promoting a Book by its Cover

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Since I’ve been playing around with independently reissuing some of my older titles and publishing a few new ones myself, I’ve become acutely aware of the importance of matching the right cover to each book. … Continue reading

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Those Questions

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, pondering the many and various ways doctors offices and other places deal with asking those omnipresent Covid questions. You know the ones. They want to know if you’ve had any symptoms, specifically a new cough. … Continue reading

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Travel, Then and Now

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Last weekend many mystery fans and writers expected to gather in New Orleans for Bouchercon, the largest of the annual fan conventions. A month or so beforehand, it was cancelled due to Covid concerns and … Continue reading

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