• keyboard and plant, 5 Reasons Why NaNoWriMo Is Not for Me, https://karenhugg.com/2018/10/29/nanowrimo-is-not-for-me, Karen Hugg #nanowrimo #NationalNovelWritingMonth #books #novel #reasonsnottodonanowrimo
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    5 Reasons Why NaNoWriMo Is Not for Me

    I have to be honest, I was always on the fence with National Novel Writing Month, otherwise known as NaNoWriMo. Having worked as an editor and writer before the event became mainstream, I thought it odd that…

  • An Interview With Deborah Lawrenson, https://karenhugg.com/2018/10/09/death-in-provence, Karen Hugg #novels #mystery #books #authors #DeborahLawrenson #SerenaKent #DeathinProvence
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    An Interview With Deborah Lawrenson

    Deborah Lawrenson is a versatile author who can write humor, mystery, historical fiction, and even espionage. She specializes in secrets, lacing her stories with clues and danger that keeps readers turning pages and asking questions. Her first…

  • Every Single Secret by Emily Carpenter, book cover, a book review by Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2018/10/02/every-single-secret/ #books #EverySingleSecret #EmilyCarpenter #novels #bookreviews
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    Book Review: Every Single Secret

    Last night I stayed up late and finished Emily Carpenter’s outstanding new novel Every Single Secret. It’s a psychological thriller set in Georgia that focuses on an engaged couple, Daphne and Heath, who both have damaged, dark…

  • Death in Provence, Serena Kent, Book Review: Death in Provence, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2018/09/12/death-in-provence/, #books #novels #bookreview #DeathinProvence #DeborahLawrenson #SerenaKent
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    Death in Provence, a Fun Mystery Romp in France

    The book Death in Provence by Serena Kent (a.k.a. Deborah Lawrenson) offers a fun mystery romp set in France. It centers on Penelope Kite, a British divorcee, who buys an old country house with dreams of renovations and…

  • The Alchemist and Aleksy, Karen Hugg, www.karenhugg.com/category/books #TheAlchemist #PaulCoehlo #cats
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    The Alchemist and Aleksy

    My daughter is reading The Alchemist, a classic by Brazilian writer Paul Coehlo, which tells the tale of an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago. It’s a mystic story about his adventures that will help you follow your…

  • Cormorant, Chuck Wendig, Chuck Wendig: Cool Writer to Be Like, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2018/09/07/Chuck Wendig/ ‎#sciencefiction #books #novels #ChuckWendig
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    Chuck Wendig: Cool Writer to Be Like

    This last week I’ve been hammering out how I can bring my literary offerings to the forefront of my website. So I’ve been studying other author sites. Some I like, some I don’t. I won’t mention which…