Tag Archives: Charlaine Harris

So Many Books, So Little Time

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. The title of this post could as easily apply to books that I’m writing as to those in my to-be-read pile, but today, while in the throes of revisions on two different projects, I’d much … Continue reading

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Why’d They Have to Go and CHANGE Things?

What do the following characters have in common besides the fact that they are all detectives in mystery fiction? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, Marjorie Allingham’s Albert Campion, Dorothy L. Sayers’ Lord … Continue reading

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The Endless TBR Pile

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, admitting that I’m a book junkie. I have hundreds of keeper novels on my shelves. I have even more titles on my iPad, some in the Kindle and Nook apps and others as iBooks. A … Continue reading

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Escape to Another Time and Place

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here, today with a blog about books. When I read, I am almost always seeking to escape from reality, both the real world of the nightly news and whatever reality I’m inhabiting to work on the book … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts: Page to Screen

Recently, I watched the DVD of the movie version of Janet Evanovich’s One for the Money, a  comic caper mystery featuring novice bounty hunter Stephanie Plum. There was a lot of online discussion about the casting of this movie and … Continue reading

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My Desert Island Mystery Bookshelf

Kate Flora here, on a rainy day, thinking about weeding my bookshelves, which are double-shelved and groaning. I got distracted, thinking about all the books I can never let go of, and that led me to the question, for my … Continue reading

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Writers and Readers Just Wanna Have Fun…

We’re going to let you in on a little secret–writers like to have fun! We spend hours, months, sometimes years at our desks, toiling over draft after draft. We brave the cold blue-eye stares of detectives, the chilly humor of … Continue reading

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