Creating realistic, unforgettable characters one story at a time...

In addition to being a popular writing reference instructor and writer, professional blurbologist and freelance editor, Karen Wiesner is the accomplished author of over 130 titles published in the past 21 years, which have been nominated/won 134 awards, with nearly 40 more releases contracted for spanning many genres and formats. 

Her books cover such genres as women's fiction, romance, mystery/police procedural/cozy, suspense/thriller, paranormal/supernatural, futuristic, fantasy, science fiction, gothic, inspirational/Christian, thriller, horror, chick-lit, and action/adventure.  She also writes award-nominated children's books and poetry, and writing reference titles such as her bestseller First Draft in 30 Days, Writing the Fiction Series: The Complete Guide for Novels and Novellas, Cohesive Story Building, and Bring Your Fiction to Life: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity. Her newest writing reference is Writing Blurbs That Sizzle--And Sell!.

Karen also runs a blurb service for authors. She's crafted back cover and high concept blurbs for all of her own books and series as well as those for the stories in several award-winning anthologies, and evaluated, revised and crafted series, back cover and high concept blurbs for the entire backlist of nearly five hundred books in one publisher's catalog. Visit Karen's Blurb Service website here: for more details. 

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