Tag Archives: Kathy Lynn Emerson

Give Every Character a Secret

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, working on the rough draft, otherwise known as first draft, s**t draft, or “throw in everything, including the kitchen sink” draft, of the third “Deadly Edits” mystery. This is always the most challenging stage of … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: February 9-10, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Dorothy Cannell (Monday), William Andrews (Tuesday) Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Wednesday) Joe Souza (Thursday), and Vaughn Hardacker (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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Truth is Stranger than Fiction

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. There’s something that happens quite often to fiction writers, especially writers of historical fiction—they come across a real incident that seems to fit into their story and decide to include a fictionalized version in a … Continue reading

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We Want to Protect You, or Surviving Cabin Fever

That’ll teach me to leave the snowshoes home! Cabin Fevah, Ya say? If you’re a flatlander, ya probably never heard of it. In Maine it’s a fact of life every February, earlier if Old Man Winter gets his longjohns in … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: January 26-27

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Lea Wait (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday) special guest Paula Kenney, co-owner of Mainely Murders Bookstore in Kennebunk (Wednesday) a group blog (Thursday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Friday). In … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Saving and Hoarding

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again doing some weeding. This past week, when I was moving last year’s file folders to make room for new ones for 2019 receipts, I realized that every single one of the places I … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: January 12-13, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday), Joe Souza (Tuesday) Kate Flora (Wednesday) Vaughn Hardacker (Thursday), and Brenda Buchanan (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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