Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

A Revising We Will Go

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. I’ve written before about my writing process, one that includes a great deal of revising. Usually, I start with a very short rough draft and the book gets longer with each pass. This time around, … Continue reading

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Life With Shadow

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. It’s been about six months since my last update on Shadow (https://mainecrimewriters.com/2019/09/03/an-update-on-shadow-lea-waits-cat/),who came to live with us last August. It was an adjustment for me and for my husband. We were used to cats who … Continue reading

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My “Want List”

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, wondering if other people make a “want list” to keep track of when new books by favorite authors, and a few select DVDs of recent movies, are due to be published. I’ve done this for … Continue reading

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Travels With Mom

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As reflected by the relationship between Liss MacCrimmon and her mother, Violet, in A View to a Kilt and earlier mysteries in the series, my relationship with my mother was not always smooth, but in … Continue reading

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Adventures in Research

Since readers are often curious about how we develop our stories, we thought we’d end the month of January by sharing some of the adventures we’ve had over the years doing research. As you will see, not all of our … Continue reading

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A View to a Kilt

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, reminding everyone that the thirteenth Liss MacCrimmon Mystery, A View to a Kilt, was released as a hardcover and in e-book format yesterday. I’ve been plugging this book for a while now, so I apologize if you’re … Continue reading

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Local Color in A VIEW TO A KILT

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, asking what makes a book a Maine mystery? Well, obviously, the setting. But what most people think of first when my home state is mentioned—lighthouses, sailing ships, clambakes, lobsters, the rocky coastline, or perhaps a … Continue reading

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