Karen’s new novel to be published in 2021

I have the most wonderful news. My new novel, Arborview, will be published next year. Yes, you heard right. The contract has been signed. Final edits are underway, and so is the cover design. The Wild Rose Press, a well established and growing publisher, has purchased the rights, and I’m working with a super supportiveContinue reading “Karen’s new novel to be published in 2021”

A good, good sound

Friends, A belated sharing of my recent Collegeville essay. I hope everyone is staying smart and staying safe. As we move towards a holiday season that promises to be like no other, remember: different doesn’t have to be less than. Unexpected blessings may unfold….and soon… –Karen

Essay for a new day

I’ve been a journalist and a fiction writer. But essays? Not since school, and that was more, well, academic in nature. I don’t know exactly what possessed me when I learned the Collegeville Institute was looking to build up its stable of freelance essay writers. I love the Collegeville Institute and its mission, and IContinue reading “Essay for a new day”

Shameless Self-Promotion

Hi All, Cathy and I have had a busy fall, writing and…drumroll…publishing. Every author knows that digital self-promotion is just part of the process today, like it or not. We don’t especially like it, but you gotta do what you gotta do. In that spirit, we share our latest triumphs. We love the triumphs, don’tContinue reading “Shameless Self-Promotion”