• 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.…

  • Sue Burke Dreams Up Super Intelligent Plant Life, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/11/24/sue-burke/, #SueBurke, #Semiosis, #Interference, #sciencefiction #books #novels, #interview, #plants

    Sue Burke Dreams Up Super Intelligent Plant Life

    Sue Burke has spent a lot of time around words. She’s worked as a reporter, editor, translator, and writer. A Clarion alum, she’s published over 30 short stories and now two science fiction novels. The first, Semiosis, focused on a group of people who leave Earth to colonize another planet.…

  • Emily Carpenter, Emily Carpenter Writes the Strong Woman, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/07/08/emily-carpenter #EmilyCarpenter #author #books #novels #literarythrillers #fiction

    Emily Carpenter Writes the Strong Woman

    Emily Carpenter is the bestselling author of the suspense novels, Burying the Honeysuckle Girls, The Weight of Lies, and Every Single Secret. She took the time to speak with me about her novels, what writers influenced her, and why she writes multi-dimensional protagonists. She also offered her advice for emerging…

  • Reading Space, Why a Reading Space Is Important for the Soul, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/06/11/reading-space/ #books #readingspace #fiction #chair #readingroom #paintings #gardening #plants

    Why a Reading Space Is Important for the Soul

    In my house, I have books in multiple rooms but my most favorite reading space is in a sitting room off the kitchen. It’s a simple area, a couple of bookcases and a chair. It’s not the one pictured above but if you subscribe to my newsletter, you’ve probably seen…

  • Twin Sisters, Who is the Enigmatic Renia, and Her Sister? Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2019/04/26/renia-estera-character/ #TheForgettingFlower #novels #books #fiction #crimefiction #thrillers #Paris #Renia #Estera #character

    Who is the Enigmatic Renia and Her Sister?

    Hi everyone, as we get closer to the release of The Forgetting Flower, I thought it would be fun to do an introduction for a few of the characters. First up is my protagonist, Renia, and her sister Estera. Renia Baranczka is a young woman who grew up on the…