Tag Archives: Mikki Lincoln

The Founding of Lenape Hollow

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing about incorporating the history of a real place into fiction, something I get to do with my “Deadly Edits” series set in the part of New York State where I spent my formative … Continue reading

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The Story Inspired by a Mummified Cat

Now that I have your attention, this is Kaitlyn Dunnett, blogging today about some of the oddities that turn up when a writer does research for a murder mystery. In Clause & Effect, the second “Deadly Edits” mystery featuring retired … 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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Selective Memories

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today thinking about how subjective our memories are. I’ve known this for a long time. Back in 1980, I edited my grandfather’s memoirs. He wrote them based on his diaries, most of which recorded nothing … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, writing today about naming characters and places in mystery novels. It’s not as easy as you might think. Take my new “Deadly Edits” series, for example (Crime & Punctuation will be in stores May 29), … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Fun And Profit

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As readers of this blog know, I’ve been working on the first in a new series (Crime and Punctuation, a Deadly Edits Mystery) to be published in June 2018, in which the widowed retiree sleuth … Continue reading

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