Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

Mapping Moosetookalook

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today talking about maps. I love maps. They are so much better than GPS—but that’s another story. When I was writing historical novels, I searched for every map I could find, both contemporary and historical, … Continue reading

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Forget Me Not

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, for a change NOT writing about the newly released Crime&Punctuation. Go to my last few posts if you want to know about the new “Deadly Edits” series now that the first book is in stores. … Continue reading

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My Home Town

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing about the inspiration for Lenape Hollow, New York, the setting for my “Deadly Edits” mysteries. Crime & Punctuation, the first in this series featuring retired teacher turned book doctor Mikki Lincoln, came out … Continue reading

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Selective Memories

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today thinking about how subjective our memories are. I’ve known this for a long time. Back in 1980, I edited my grandfather’s memoirs. He wrote them based on his diaries, most of which recorded nothing … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, writing today about naming characters and places in mystery novels. It’s not as easy as you might think. Take my new “Deadly Edits” series, for example (Crime & Punctuation will be in stores May 29), … Continue reading

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Feline Muses

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today musing about muses, this time of the feline variety. Anyone who reads by books is probably aware that I almost always have at least one cat as a character. In my Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries, … Continue reading

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Mom’s Good China

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, pondering today the dilemma of what to do with family heirlooms when your own heirs don’t want them. I’m not talking about the kind of thing you can leave to a museum, but rather the … Continue reading

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