Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

It’s Win an ARC Wednesday

Would you like to win an Advance Reading Copy of the fourth Deadly Edits Mystery? All you have to do is leave a comment here to be entered in a drawing to be held May 15. Murder, She Edited (publication … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Life, 1977-1984

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Recently I was rearranging some of the books in my office, including old record and day books, and randomly opened one of the earliest, the ledger I kept for the years 1977-1984. I started writing … Continue reading

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It’s Patriots’ Day

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. Today, Patriots’ Day (as opposed to Patriot’s Day) is a state holiday here in Maine. You may remember being forced to memorize “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in school, the one that begins, … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal

So here we are on April Fool’s Day, but I’m not kidding at all. Honest. I’ve posted about my plans for a collection of essays before, (here and here). A big thank you goes out to everyone who took the … Continue reading

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Real Life isn’t at all Cozy

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. Readers will have to forgive me if this post isn’t as coherent as most. I’m still processing events that took place about a week ago. A lot of what’s going through my mind isn’t stuff … Continue reading

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Another Update on Shadow

Kaitlyn Dunnett (aka Kathy Lynn Emerson) here. We’ve had Shadow living with us for a year and a half now, so its time for another update. I’m hoping the video below will play, but if not, I have plenty of … Continue reading

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Pieces Falling into Place

In my last post, I talked about the possibility of self-publishing a collection of my essays, to be made up of some of the 249 blogs I’ve posted at Maine Crime Writers since the summer of 2011. The response to … Continue reading

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My 250th Blog at Maine Crime Writers

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As I was trying to think what to write about this time around, and contemplating the possibility of collecting some of my previous blogs into a book, it occurred to me to count just how … Continue reading

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Double Dipping

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today talking about the recycling of ideas, settings, and anecdotal material. I don’t think I’m alone in doing this, but perhaps I’m more aware of it than some authors. Here’s the thing: at least in … Continue reading

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Christmas With Liss MacCrimmon

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, pondering why so many publishers of cozy mystery series, including humorous mysteries, think Christmas is a good time to commit murder. In real life, of course, there are plenty of homicides over the holidays, mostly … Continue reading

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