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Cats, Dogs, and Dastardly Deeds

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, hawking my new Liss MacCrimmon mystery, The Scottie Barked at Midnight, which has been out in hardcover and ebook formats for a whole week and a half now. In some ways, it was a challenge to write … Continue reading

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Inspired by Cats

(Note: This is an expanded and enlarged version of a blog from two years ago, with new cat pictures) I’m not the only mystery writer to include a Maine Coon cat in the cast of characters of an amateur detective series, … Continue reading

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Source Material

Lately I seem to be in a nostalgic mood, thinking about sources of inspiration and other things that have had an influence on my writing. This may be because I’m at the beginning of a new book, one that will … Continue reading

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A Sign of Spring: Malice Domestic

No, this isn’t a post about domestic violence that happens during mud season. Other posts here lately have talked about spring in Maine and that got me thinking about my personal list of “signs of spring.” Of course, we all … Continue reading

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Playing With Numbers

by Kaitlyn Dunnett Today is my sixty-fourth birthday. It is also the date that my forty-fourth book to be published in print format by a royalty-paying publisher appears on bookstore shelves. I’d just as soon forget about that first fact. … Continue reading

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The Energizing Power of the Writers’ Conference

by Kaitlyn Dunnett I enjoy going to writers’ conferences and fan conventions. I attend Malice Domestic almost every year and go to Bouchercon, the largest mystery fan convention, fairly regularly. I’ve always been particularly fond of the smaller mystery gatherings. … Continue reading

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Inspired by Cats

Kaitlyn Dunnett (that would be me), isn’t the only mystery writer to include a Maine Coon cat in the cast of characters of an amateur detective series, but I may be the only Maine mystery writer taking my inspiration straight from … Continue reading

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