Tag Archives: Face Down Mysteries

Whatever Happened to . . . (and a giveaway)

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. I’m not sure what got me started on this topic, but I’ve been thinking lately about the various protagonists I’ve created over the years and speculating about what might have happened to them after their … Continue reading

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A Peculiar Thing

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today ruminating about a very peculiar thing that’s happened at our house. As regular readers of this blog know, I haven’t been writing anything new lately, both because I am not currently under contract anywhere … Continue reading

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To Revise or Not To Revise

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today pondering a question that arose while working on one of the projects I mentioned in our last group post. When it comes to a new story or novel, there’s no question. You revise and … 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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The Pleasures and Perils of Sustaining a Long(ish)-Running Series

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, author of the recently published X Marks the Scot, number eleven in the Liss MacCrimmon series. The first Liss MacCrimmon mystery, Kilt Dead, came out in August 2007. Once a series has been around for … Continue reading

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How We Keep Our Series Characters Interesting

Note: Kate and Vicki will be at the Camden Public library this Tuesday, July 31st at 6:30 p.m., joined by Janis Bolster for a Sisters in Crime Beach Read event. We’d love to see you there. Kate Flora¬†here, starting a … Continue reading

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