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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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Writing for the Holidays

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. This year, as every year, many publishers brought out Christmas-themed books. Some editors regularly request Christmas books or novellas from the authors of the series they publish. One of my contracts even specified that the … Continue reading

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Murder at Christmas

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, pondering the subject of murder at Christmas. On the surface, this sounds like a contradiction in terms. Who would ruin a merry Christmas with murder? Unfortunately, as every law enforcement officer and medical professional knows, the holidays … Continue reading

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The Books I want to be given, the ones that I will give

Kate Flora here, leading off a group post about giving, and getting, books for the holidays. When I was   growing up on the farm in Union, one of the most special events of the season was getting the Brentano’s catalogue. … Continue reading

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Where Do I Get My Ideas? I Read The Paper

Kate Flora: Part of the fun of being on vacation with good friends is the breakfast table conversation. It  floats from politics to what we’re reading to the latest news, good and bad. This morning, we discussed a recent article in … Continue reading

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