Tag Archives: Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries

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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Banned in Boston—a gift from the promo gods

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, with quite a story to tell. In the wee hours of last Wednesday morning, when I was having trouble sleeping, I went downstairs for a glass of milk and while I was there I checked … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 27-28, 2016

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

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Feast or Famine: A New Series is in the Works

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, living proof that a long writing career includes both feast and famine. I’ve been through several famines. Just now, I’m lucky enough to be in a feast stage. The next few years are going to … Continue reading

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Dead Zones, Cell Phones, and the Strange Perceptions of "Folks From Away"

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. I have a new Liss MacCrimmon mystery coming out at the end of July. In fact, at the end of this post, you’ll see how you can win an advance reading copy even before that. … Continue reading

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Back to the Old Home Town: Why is this plot device used so often?

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today blogging about a topic that came up in the Q&A session after a panel I was part of not too long ago. The gist of the question was: why do so many cozy series … Continue reading

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Finding Faces

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. It’s confession time—I’m not very good at finding fresh ways to describe the physical appearance of my characters. What do they look like? Sometimes I have no idea. I do make character sheets on which … Continue reading

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