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The Creation of Lea Wait’s THREAD AND BURIED, Part Two

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. This is the second of two posts taken from emails I received from Lea during the time she was working on Thread and Buried, the ninth Mainely Needlepoint mystery. At the same time, she was … Continue reading

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The Creation of Lea Wait’s THREAD AND BURIED, Part One

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Today and tomorrow I’ll be sharing some gently edited excerpts from emails I received from Lea during the time she was working on Thread and Buried, the ninth Mainely Needlepoint mystery. She received a diagnosis … Continue reading

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If Music Be the Food of Love, Cook On

Yes, I know Shakespeare didn’t write it that way in Twelfth Night. But I’m definitely not the first to make the connection between food and love. In crime fiction as well as in romance fiction, people’s relationships are at the … Continue reading

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If You Could Write Like Anyone, Who Would It Be?

Kate Flora: Many years ago, at an author event, someone in the audience asked me, “If you could write like anyone, who would it be?” At the time, I had finally clawed my way out of the unpublished writer’s corner … Continue reading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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Maine summer: It’s hot, so I’ll keep it short. Or not.

Actually, it’s Maine, so while I was writing the title, it suddenly wasn’t hot any more. Once when I was a kid we were at Mass and it was a sweltering humid summer day (St. Patrick’s in Elmira, N.Y., for … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

Bruce Robert Coffin here, hoping that you’re enjoying the warmth of summer. This month I thought I might chat a bit about new beginnings. Having finished the latest Detective Byron manuscript, at least until my editor slashes through it with … Continue reading

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