Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

The Writer at Work

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today talking about how I write and attempting, for the first time, to share a video. Stage one is what I call “raw” writing—from head to fingertips to screen. No one reads this version of … Continue reading

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“Not My Idea of a Cozy Book”

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today tackling the subject of reader expectations. No, this isn’t going to be a discussion of what defines a cozy mystery, although that definition plays into the topic. What I want to talk about is … Continue reading

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What did you do in the war, Daddy?

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. Every year when Veterans’ Day comes around, I think of my father, William R. (Russ) Gorton. He graduated from Liberty High School in Liberty, New York in 1928, the same year my mother graduated from … Continue reading

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Mothers and Daughters

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again writing about Overkilt, the new Liss MacCrimmon mystery, now available in hardcover and e-book formats. For the first time since Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides, where Liss and her mother clashed over Liss’s wedding … Continue reading

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Thank you, Linda Bean

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today plugging Overkilt, the twelfth Liss MacCrimmon mystery, and revealing a bit about where the story idea came from. A couple of years ago, around the time I was trying to come up with a … Continue reading

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The Paperback Reprint Dilemma

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here to talk about one of those problems that’s nice to have . . . but which is still a problem. I’m talking about what happens when the paperback reprint of a book that originally came … Continue reading

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Previously on Maine Crime Writers . . .

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today with follow ups on some of the blogs I’ve posted during the past few months at Maine Crime Writers. First, though, a reminder that the drawing for one of nine advance reading copies of … Continue reading

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