Tag Archives: Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries

Those Pesky Details

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Today I’m going to share one of the perils of writing a long-running series. I’m currently working on the thirteenth Liss MacCrimmon mystery and although I kept some notes on characters and setting as I … Continue reading

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Talking Heads

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing on the topic of talking heads. What, you ask, are talking heads? Well, there are actually two types. One involves the dueling pundits seen on television. You know—the conservative and the liberal debating … Continue reading

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Mapping Moosetookalook

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today talking about maps. I love maps. They are so much better than GPS—but that’s another story. When I was writing historical novels, I searched for every map I could find, both contemporary and historical, … 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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Feline Muses

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today musing about muses, this time of the feline variety. Anyone who reads by books is probably aware that I almost always have at least one cat as a character. In my Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries, … 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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Wintah Weathah

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing about snow. You may have heard that we’ve had a few pretty good storms in Maine this winter. In my part of the state, the Western Maine mountains, this is good news. The … Continue reading

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