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What a Writer Reads

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, taking a look back at my checkered career and once again finding a convenient topic to blog about. I’ve mentioned before that I’ve been rereading many old favorites since the pandemic began. Let’s face it. … Continue reading

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A Book of the Heart (and a new e-book omnibus)

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing as Kathy and plugging my latest effort at an e-book omnibus edition of backlist titles. I’ve just launched the Diana Spaulding 1888 Mysteries, a collection of four novels and three short stories. My … Continue reading

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Reading the News, Then and Now

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Every once in a while a chart like the one below pops up in my Facebook “news” feed. It rates the bias of various news sources and is valuable because “news” reports are no longer … Continue reading

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Feel-Good Movies

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Seen any good movies lately? I don’t necessarily mean at a movie theater. The last time I went to a new-release film in person (and in a crowd) was back when Mamma Mia! (the first … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to . . . (and a giveaway)

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. I’m not sure what got me started on this topic, but I’ve been thinking lately about the various protagonists I’ve created over the years and speculating about what might have happened to them after their … Continue reading

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The 1950 Census is Out

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As regular readers of this blog know, I’m a genealogy buff, so I was eagerly anticipating the April 1 release of the U. S. census taken in 1950. I didn’t expect to learn too much … Continue reading

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Remembering Childhood Favorites

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today waxing nostalgic about some of the books that were influential in my early years as a reader. Like the writing I’ve done as an adult, it’s a mixed bag. Starting at the earliest, I … Continue reading

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Beware the Ides of March

Kathy Lynn Emerson here, writing on March 15, 2022. Superstition claims March 15 is an unlucky day because the “ides” was the date Julius Caesar was assassinated. The quote comes from Shakespeare, and that isn’t surprising. From my research for … Continue reading

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When I’m Wrong, I’m Wrong

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As regular readers of this blog know, I grew up in Sullivan County, New York, in the foothills of the Catskills, an area also known as the Borsht Belt. Until the late 1960s, Borsht Belt … Continue reading

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Fun in the Snow

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here in the Western Maine Mountains. With snowbanks piled high outside my windows and the groundhog predicting six more weeks (at least) of cold winter weather, it occurs to me that the only people still taking … Continue reading

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