Tag Archives: Crime & Punctuation

A Cure for a Slow-Moving Plot: Add Conflict

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing about conflict. Most people aren’t crazy about encountering conflict in real life. It’s much more pleasant to avoid acrimonious clashes. But in fiction, especially mystery fiction, a plot without conflict is apt to … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, today celebrating the fact that all twelve of my Liss MacCrimmon mysteries published to date are on sale this month in e-book format. Yes, I know that a “baker’s dozen” is actually thirteen. Number thirteen in the … Continue reading

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Escape from the Real World

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As many of you already know, I’m a firm believer in reading as an escape from the real world. Relax, I’m not going to get political, or at least not radically so. On the other … 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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Weekend Update: May 26-27, 2018

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will posts by Susan Vaughan (Monday) Dorothy Cannell (Tuesday), a guest post (Wednesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Thursday), and Special Crime Wave Coverage (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some … 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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