• Chinese Evergreen, 5 of the Easiest House Plants to Grow, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/01/08/easiest-house-plants/(opens in a new tab) #houseplants #house #plants #chineseevergreen #variegated #indoorplants

    5 of the Easiest House Plants to Grow

    If you’d like some greenery in your home or office but your only talent for plants is killing them, don’t despair. House plants that don’t mind low light and little water do exist. They won’t take it personally if you ignore them for a while. And like many plants, they’ll…

  • Apple in Leaves (by Janos Patrik), News About My New Novel, Harvesting the Sky, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/12/20/harvesting-the-sky/ #books #fiction #KarenHugg #HarvestingtheSky #Paris #thriller #mystery #crimefiction #author #novel

    News About My New Novel, Harvesting the Sky

    Hi everyone, I’m excited to tell you my new novel, Harvesting the Sky, will be published in fall, 2021! This book holds a special place in my heart for a few reasons. The First Novel That Melded my Plant Passion With Fiction Some of you know that I resisted focusing…

  • All the Devils Are Here Book by Louise Penny, All the Devils Are Here Sets Murder in Paris, Karen Hugg, http://karenhugg.com/2020/12/03/all-the-devils-are-here/(opens in a new tab), #books #LouisePenny #author #AlltheDevilsAreHere #Paris #Gamache #series #mystery

    All the Devils Are Here Sets Murder in Paris

    With All the Devils Are Here, author Louise Penny takes readers on a fast-paced, complex ride featuring corporate intrigue and heart-pounding thrills. The book finds Inspector Gamache in Paris, visiting his godfather and adult children. But when a mysterious van hits and nearly kills his godfather, Gamache must start sleuthing…

  • My favorite fall color tree, A New Vine of Ideas Is Ready for November, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/11/09/vine-of-ideas/ #books #plants #gardening #TV #music #inspiration #environment #writing

    A New Vine of Ideas Is Ready for November

    Hey all, I’m writing another quick post to let you know my latest digest, a Vine of Ideas, is ready for exploring. What is it? Well, it’s a compendium of the cool stuff I’ve found or been inspired by. I make it about books, plants, movies and music, good environmental…

  • Author Wendy Webb, The Haunting of Brynn Wilder, Wendy Webb Reveals Secret Spirits in a Dangerous Lake, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/11/03/wendy-webb #WendyWebb #TheBigThrill #northerngothic #Minnesota #authors #books #fiction

    Wendy Webb Reveals Secret Spirits in a Dangerous Lake

    Hi readers, just a quick note to let you know that I interviewed the author Wendy Webb for the November, 2020 issue of The Big Thrill magazine! Wendy writes suspenseful stories set in the upper Midwest, Minnesota to be exact. Some folks call her the “Queen of Northern Gothic” fiction…

  • Karen Hugg on Twitter, How I Discovered Peace in the Stress of Social Media, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2020/10/19/social-media/(opens in a new tab) #socialmedia #author #books #authorbrand #authorwebsites #depression #mental health

    How I Discovered Peace in the Stress of Social Media

    Social media has always been a source of stress for me. I’ve had a like-it/hate-it relationship with it for a long time. I like when I make a new friend via Twitter or Instagram. It’s wonderful to exchange shared interests and thoughtful ideas with someone new in your life, especially…

  • Rose and Journal, It's Time to Share the Private Side of My Life, https://karenhugg.com/2020/10/14/private-side/(opens in a new tab), #author, #KarenHugg, #fiction #books #writing, #journal, #authorbrand, #privateside

    It’s Time to Share the Private Side of My Life

    As a professional with an artistic product, I need to spread the word about the novels I write. But I’ve always felt self-conscious about promotional messages, either on social media or this website. I don’t want to annoy you, my reader, and I don’t want to create more commercialism noise.…