Five days ago at breakfast, my son was typing on his laptop as we talked about the latest notification: university commencement was canceled. ...It’s hard to know where to put those feelings when real people we love are facing a real health crisis. ... He and a friend began building their university campus in Minecraft, and found a whole grieving community eager to enroll.
The second edition of Surviving Deployment will be released this fall! I love the new edition’s cover, and I thought it would be fun to do a cover reveal! Over the next 5 days, I will add a clue to this page. So stop back to see the pieces of the cover come together!
In my roles as a book and magazine publisher, IBPA board member, and published author, I engage in many aspects of the business side of writing and publishing. In this new blog section, I'll share my perspective and ideas.
Karen’s life experience is intertwined with her roles as a wife, mom, stepmom, writer, publisher, photographer, traveler, and woman of faith. All these elements tend to make their way into her blog posts.
“Writers have to write. It’s something deep inside us that pushes and pushes until we let it out. It’s part of the air we breathe, this need to make sense of the world around us and to somehow find the right words to express and influence the way we each feel and interact and love and live.”—Writing is Risky Business