Category Archives: Kaitlyn’s Posts

Real Place, Different Story

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, today talking about the setting of the new Deadly Edits mystery, Murder, She Edited. It will be available in hardcover and e-book formats one week from today. One of the ways I add verisimilitude to my two … Continue reading

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When is a Fan Letter NOT a Fan Letter

Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today pondering an email sent to me recently. Every once in a while I receive a communication, supposedly from a reader, that doesn’t quite ring true. Since this was one of those, I did not answer … Continue reading

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Win a Book Wednesday: June 23, 2021

It’s Win a Book Wednesday. To enter a drawing for a copy of Kathy Lynn Emerson’s I Kill People for a Living: A Collection of Essays by a Writer of Cozy Mysteries, simply leave a comment below.   Here’s the … Continue reading

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Someday is Now

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again writing about the story behind a story. Brace yourselves—this is a long and winding tale. When I was a senior in high school, way back in 1965, I had a wicked crush on … Continue reading

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Summer Jobs

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today reminiscing about summer jobs. It’s that time of year, isn’t it, when high school students are thinking about how to earn money during their summer vacation? Whether it’s to buy that first car or … Continue reading

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A Year When Nothing Happened

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. No, I’m not writing about the lost year of 2020, but of a time much earlier in history. One of the things I’ve always looked for when starting work on a new historical mystery is … Continue reading

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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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