Tag Archives: Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries

Plans, as in Floor

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today talking about one of the things I always do during the planning stages of a novel. Even if I’m going to be writing about a fictional place, I collect maps of the real surrounding … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 24-25, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Vaughn Hardacker (Monday), Bruce Coffin (Tuesday), Charlene D’Avanzo (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine … 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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The Rewards of Procrastination

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. A few weeks ago, when the work-in-progress hit one of those “I have no idea what happens next” spots, I found myself procrastinating big time. I read other people’s books. I binge-watched Amazon Prime movies … Continue reading

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Whether or not to use the Weather

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, mulling over another of those questions that writers come up with to drive themselves crazy. If your book—which, remember, is FICTION—is set in a certain time and place and you know what the weather was … Continue reading

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Mothers and Daughters

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, once again writing about Overkilt, the new Liss MacCrimmon mystery, now available in hardcover and e-book formats. For the first time since Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides, where Liss and her mother clashed over Liss’s wedding … Continue reading

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Thank you, Linda Bean

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today plugging Overkilt, the twelfth Liss MacCrimmon mystery, and revealing a bit about where the story idea came from. A couple of years ago, around the time I was trying to come up with a … Continue reading

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