Author Appearances and Articles by Karen Wiesner

Author Appearances of Karen

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Karen Wiesner's Upcoming Appearances
Articles Written by Karen Wiesner
Articles Featuring Karen Wiesner
Interviews with Karen Wiesner
Miscellaneous

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Upcoming Appearances

new Karen’s article “The Stuff Series Are Made Of” has been reprinted on the Writing-World.com website as well as in the Writing World Newsletter.

new Saturday, December 13, 2014, Karen’s book LOVE IS BLIND…AND IT DON’T PAY THE BILLS EITHER, Book 2 of the Denim Blues Mysteries will be featured as a 99 cents bargain at Ereader News Today. The book will also be available everywhere for only 99 cents for part of the month of December. Find out more here: http://www.angelfire.com/stars4/kswiesner/fiction1a.html. On ENT's website, you can subscribe to their newsletter and get free and bargain bestselling books sent to your inbox every day. Just choose your genres!

new Saturday, December 13, 2014, LOVE IS BLIND…AND IT DON’T PAY THE BILLS EITHER, Book 2 of the Denim Blues Mysteries will be Karen’s Saturday Author Spotlight on Story Finds as well as in their newsletter. Check out Karen’s Story Finds author page: http://storyfinds.com/author/11335/karen-wiesner.

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Articles by Karen Wiesner

Karen’s article “The Stuff Series Are Made Of” was reprinted as a chapter in 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, available now in print and electronic formats. Find out more here: http://www.angelfire.com/stars4/kswiesner/nonfiction2.html.

Karen’s article “Series Writing” was reprinted as a chapter in 2015 Guide to Literary Agents, available now in print and electronic formats. Find out more here: http://www.angelfire.com/stars4/kswiesner/nonfiction2.html.

Writer’s Workbook Available now, Karen’s article “A Series of Fortunate Events” (an expanded version of “The Stuff Series Are Made Of”) has been published in a special edition of Writer’s Digest Yearbook Presents titled “Writer’s Workbook”. Purchase a download or print copy now: http://www.linkconnector.com/ta.php?lc=108048000012004631&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.writersdigestshop.com%2Fwriters-workbook-fall-2013-group&lcpt=0&lcpf=3.

Available now: COHESIVE STORY BUILDING tutorial [based on Karen’s writing reference title FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL (first edition) and COHESIVE STORY BUILDING (second edition)] by Karen Wiesner has been released from Writer’s Digest Tutorials. View a preview and purchase the tutorial: http://www.linkconnector.com/ta.php?lc=108048000012004631&url=https%3A%2F%2Ftutorials.writersdigest.com%2Fp-446-cohesive-story-building.aspx%3Futm_source%3DWDTPromo%26utm_medium%3DNL%26utm_campaign%3Dwdtsjnl083013-cohesivestorybuild&lcpt=0&lcpf=3.

Available now: FIRST DRAFT OUTLINE tutorial (based on Karen’s writing reference title FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS) by Karen Wiesner has been released from Writer’s Digest Tutorials. View a preview and purchase the tutorial: http://www.linkconnector.com/ta.php?lc=108048000012004631&url=http%3A%2F%2Ftutorials.writersdigest.com%2Fp-445-first-draft-outline.aspx%3Futm_source%3DWDTPromo%26utm_medium%3DNL%26utm_campaign%3Dwdtsjnl083013-firstdraftoutline-edito&lcpt=0&lcpf=3.

Available now: WRITING THE FICTION SERIES tutorial (based on the book of the same name) by Karen Wiesner has been released from Writer’s Digest Tutorials. View a preview and purchase the tutorial: http://www.linkconnector.com/traffic_affiliate.php?lc=108048039277004631&lcpt=0&lcpf=3&lcfp=1&url=http%3A%2F%2FWritersDigestShop.com%2Fwriting-the-fiction-series-u8539%3Fmr%3AtrackingCode%3D57F3093E-30D8-E211-A544-001B21A69EB0%26mr%3AreferralID%3DNA. Find out more about membership here: $15 Off TUTORIALS Course

Read Karen's article "Five Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Fiction Series” which is an excerpt from WRITING THE FICTION SERIES: http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/5-mistakes-to-avoid-when-writing-a-fiction-series?et_mid=636649&rid=238585759.

2013 Writer’s Digest Yearbook presents Novel Writing On sale now, my article “From Outline to First Draft” has been published in the 2013 Writer’s Digest Yearbook presents Novel Writing edition of Writer’s Digest Magazine: http://www.linkconnector.com/ta.php?lc=108048000012004631&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.writersdigestshop.com%2Fwriters-digest-yearbook-novel-writing-group%3Flid%3Dwdjstw072613&lcpt=0&lcpf=3. This is based on an excerpt from FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer’s Guide to Cohesive Story Building}.

Take Control of Your Career On sale now, my article “The Stuff Series Are Made Of” has been published in a special edition of Writer’s Digest Magazine titled “Take Control of Your Career” (September 2013): http://www.linkconnector.com/ta.php?lc=108048000012004631&url=http://www.writersdigest.com/sept-13. The issue is on sale now. Click here for a download: WritersDigestShop.com; here for print: WritersDigestShop.com. Visit http://www.linkconnector.com/ta.php?lc=108048000012004631&url=http://www.writersdigest.com/online-exclusives/sept-13/5-build-your-series-muscles-exercises for five "build your series muscles" exercises to help you see Karen’s series techniques in action.

Read Karen's article "Your Novel Blueprint” which is an excerpt from FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building} in the Summer 2012 Writer’s Digest Yearbook presents Novel Writing magazine:
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Read Karen's article "Using Your Outline to Write a First Draft", which is an excerpt from FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS in the January 2011 issue of Writer's Digest Magazine, on sale now.
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Read Karen's article "Preparing a Novel Query and Submission Package", which is an excerpt from FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building} in Writer's Digest Magazine presents Write Your Novel in 30 Days:
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Read Karen's article "Your Novel Blueprint", which is an excerpt from FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building} in the February 2009 issue of Writer's Digest Magazine:
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Read Karen's article "How to Use an Outline to Write a First Draft” which is an excerpt from FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS: http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/how-to-use-an-outline-to-write-a-first-draft?et_mid=529771&rid=3058620

Read Karen's article "Principles of Building a Story" which is an excerpt from FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL {A Writer's Guide to Cohesive Story Building}: http://www.writersdigest.com/qp7-migration-books/first-draft-excerpt

Read Karen's blog post on the novel outline process contained in her book FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS and an article called "Karen Wiesner on the Novel Outline Process" about this here: http://allfreelancewriting.com/2008/07/01/specialties/book-writing/karen-weisner-on-the-novel-outline-process/.

Karen was the featured author on the Murder by 4 blog at http://murderby4.blogspot.com/2008/12/i-have-dreamed-dream.html with her article "I Have Dreamed a Dream" (focusing on Karen's Falcon's Bend Series).

Karen participated in the Routines for Writers blog, where the topic was preparing for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo, November 1-30). Themes:
Planning for NaNoWriMo: Building an Outline--A Guest Blog from Karen Wiesner: http://www.routinesforwriters.com/2008/10/21/nanowrimo-building-an-outline-karen-wiesner/
Preparing for NaNoWriMo: Building a Plan--A Guest Blog from Karen Wiesner: http://www.routinesforwriters.com/2008/10/23/nanowrimo-building-a-plan-karen-wiesner/
NaNoWriMo Week 1: Creating Goals Worksheets--A Guest Blog from Karen Wiesner: http://www.routinesforwriters.com/2008/11/04/nanowrimo-creating-goals-worksheets-karen-wiesner/
NaNoWriMo Week 2: Encouragement--A Guest Blog from Karen Wiesner: http://www.routinesforwriters.com/2008/11/11/encouragement-a-guest-blog-by-karen-wiesner/
NaNoWriMo Week 3: Six Tips for When Your Book Isn't Working--A Guest Blog by Karen Wiesner: http://www.routinesforwriters.com/2008/11/18/6-tips-for-when-your-book-isnt-working-a-guest-blog-by-karen-wiesner/
Working in Stages--A Guest Blog by Karen Wiesner: http://www.routinesforwriters.com/2008/12/02/working-in-stages-karen-wiesner/

Read Karen 's article, titled "Writing in Stages" posted on The Bookshelf Newsletter blog at http://bookshelfnewsletter.blogspot.com/search/label/Karen%20Wiesner.

Read an article by Karen Wiesner at Web Mystery Magazine.

20 Steps to Writing Great Love Scenes http://www.writing-world.com/romance/love.shtml.

E-Publisher Acceptance Rates, 2003 http://www.writing-world.com/publish/wiesner.shtml.

"Crash Course in E-Publishing" by Karen Wiesner http://www.dowse.com/articles/Karen-article.html.

"THE EYES OF A POET" by Karen Wiesner: http://www.momwriters.com/write/cwficpw.html.

"Angel VS. Devil: How To Vanquish Writer's Block" by Karen Wiesner" http://www.dowse.com/articles/writers-block.html.

"Drive-Thru Synopsis" by Karen Wiesner: http://www.dowse.com/articles/synopsis-article.html.

"Procrastination and Goals" by Karen Wiesner: http://www.dowse.com/articles/procrastination-article.html.

"Composing an In-Depth Synopsis {in a two-page-maximum world}" by Karen Wiesner: http://www.dowse.com/articles/two-page-synopsis.html.

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Articles Featuring Karen

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Read an article about Karen's books FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS (and FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL) by Suzanne Pitner on Suite101.com: http://fiction-plots-pacing.suite101.com/article.cfm/how_to_create_a_plot_for_a_novel.

Read an article called "Authors Exemplify Good Blogger Relations", dealing with effective marketing and featuring Karen here: http://allfreelancewriting.com/2009/03/28/freelancing/marketing-pr/authors-exemplify-good-blogger-relations/.

Read an article called "Online Pre-Launch Book Promotion Tools Right From Your Book", dealing with the tools Karen used for online book promotion during the pre-launch phase of FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL, here : http://allfreelancewriting.com/2008/07/21/freelancing/marketing-pr/online-pre-launch-book-promotion-tools-right-from-your-book/.

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Interviews

In August 2014, Karen was the featured author at Writers Exchange E-Publishing with an interview at the blog.

Karen has been interviewed at Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/interview/karenwiesner.

Karen had Books 3 and 4 in her Cowboy Fever Series reviewed by A Bookish Escape: http://www.abookishescape.com/2013/09/book-reviews-for-always-cowboy-fever.html.

Karen participated in author C.R. Richards HALLOWEEN edition of the Books and Banter newsletter with BOUND SPIRITS, Book 1 of the Bloodmoon Cove Spirits Series and THE DEEP, Book 8, A Woodcutter’s Grim Series Novel: http://www.crrichards.com/BnB%20Fall%202013.pdf.

Karen was the featured author at Jennifer Mattern’s All Indie Writer’s website for their launch-week promotions: http://allindiewriters.com/karen-wiesner-featured-guest.

Read Karen’s Halloween interview guest post and Long and Short Reviews: http://wp.me/p2ZcT9-6fO.

Karen had The Only One, Book 5 in her Cowboy Fever Series reviewed by A Bookish Escape: http://www.abookishescape.com/2013/11/book-review-only-one-cowboy-fever.html.

Karen was a featured author at In the Pages of a Good Book blog with DRIFTER’S HEART, Book 6, A Cowboy Fever Series Novel: http://wp.me/p3sIcU-zv.

Karen had DRIFTER’S HEART, Book 6 in her Cowboy Fever Series reviewed (5 Stars!) by A Bookish Escape: http://www.abookishescape.com/2013/12/book-review-drifters-heart-cowboy-fever.html.

Karen was a featured author in author C.R. Richards Winter edition of the Books and Banter newsletter with DRIFTER’S HEART, Book 6, A Cowboy Fever Series Novel: http://deepthoughtsandjunk.wordpress.com/tag/karen-wiesner/.

Karen had Books 1 and 2 in her Cowboy Fever Series reviewed by A Bookish Escape: http://www.abookishescape.com/2013/09/book-reviews-wings-of-love-cowboy-fever.html.

Karen’s book WRITING THE FICTION SERIES is featured on the Marilyn’s Musings blog: http://marilynmeredith.blogspot.com/2013/05/writing-fiction-series-by-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen has been spotlighted in the June 2013 issue of BTSeMag (page 48), where fairytales is the theme, with her fairytale horror town, Woodcutter’s Grim, featured in her award-winning Woodcutter’s Grim Series: http://issuu.com/btsemag/docs/june_2013.

Karen’s book WRITING THE FICTION SERIES: The Guide for Novels and Novellas has been spotlighted at WOW! Women On Writing with a glowing review: http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/2013/06/writing-fiction-series-complete-guide.html. Also with the promotion, an autographed paperback copy of WRITING THE FICTION SERIES will be given away to one person who fills out the form on the page. USA winners only for tangible prizes; if the winner is outside the USA, a download may be substituted in place of the original prize. Deadline: June 17, 2013.

Karen has been “Unplugged with The Muffin” at WOW! Women On Writing: http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/2013/06/author-karen-wiesner-unplugged-with.html.

Karen was interviewed at the Guardian Angel Publishing blog with her children’s book CODY KNOWS: http://guardianangelfamily.blogspot.com/search/label/Karen%20Wiesner.

Karen was interviewed at three separate blogs with the release of WOODCUTTER’S GRIM SERIES, Volume II collection. Visit http://marianl.com/main/347/; http://www.marian-l.blogspot.com/2012/09/woodcutters-grim-series.html; and http://nightsofpassion.wordpress.com/tag/karen-wiesner/.

Karen was interviewed at two blogs with the release of WOODCUTTER’S GRIM SERIES, Volume II collection. Visit http://marianl.com/main/karen-wiesner-is-my-guest-today/ and http://www.marian-l.blogspot.com/2012/10/karen-wiesners-giveaway.html.

Karen participated in Long and Short Reviews Haunted Halloween Blogfest. Find Karen’s post here: http://lasrguest.blogspot.com/2012/11/halloween-blogfest-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen was the guest author at Janet Lane Walter’s blog: http://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.com/2012/12/fridays-how-she-does-it-with-karen.html.

Karen was the guest author at Janet Lane Walter’s blog with the release of CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO FALLING IN LOVE, Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series. Read a full chapter here: http://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.com/2012/12/saturdays-chapter-featuring-clumsy.html.

Karen was the guest author at the Bookingly Yours blog with the release of CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO FALLING IN LOVE, Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series: http://bookinglyyours.blogspot.com/2012/12/book-spotlight-karen-wiesners-clumsy.html.

Karen provided a guest post at the Bookingly Yours blog with the release of CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO FALLING IN LOVE, Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series: http://bookinglyyours.blogspot.com/2012/12/guest-author-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen was the featured author at Romancing the Heart with CLUMSY GIRL’S GUIDE TO FALLING IN LOVE, Book 1 of the Friendship Heirlooms Series: http://romancingtheheartinterviews.blogspot.com/search/label/Karen%20Wiesner. Be advised that this blog has a content warning.

Karen was interviewed at the Written Dreams blog: http://writtendreams.com/editingessentials/?p=1241.

Karen’s book FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS was spotlighted at WOW! Women On Writing with a rave review: http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/2013/05/first-draft-in-30-days-by-karen-s.html.

Karen’s book FROM FIRST DRAFT TO FINISHED NOVEL was spotlighted at WOW! Women On Writing with a glowing review: http://muffin.wow-womenonwriting.com/search/label/finished%20draft.

Karen was a featured author at the Bookingly Yours blog with HOME: http://bookinglyyours.blogspot.com/2012/04/guest-author-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen was interviewed at the MyBookAddictionReviews blog with HOME: http://www.mybookaddictionandmore.com/giveaway-and-interview-with-karen-weisnerhome/.

Karen was interviewed at the Strands of Thought blog, Three Times A Charm column, with her children’s book CODY KNOWS: http://kaistrand.blogspot.com/2012/06/three-times-charm-with-karen-wiesner.html#comment-form.

Karen was interviewed for the Summer Blast Two Year Blogoversary Party at Martha’s Bookshelf blog. Visit http://marthasbookshelf.blogspot.com/2011/07/mbs-blogoversary-spotlight-21-author.html to read her interview.

In August 2011, Karen was the Author of the Month at Anne Patrick’s blog. Read her interview: http://suspensebyanne.blogspot.com/2011/07/author-karen-wiesner.html. Read Part 2 of the interview: http://suspensebyanne.blogspot.com/2011/08/karen-wiesner-returns.html . Read Part 3 of the interview: http://suspensebyanne.blogspot.com/2011/08/karens-journey-to-publication-what.html. Read a special excerpt from GLASS ANGELS, Book 4 of the Family Heirlooms Series: http://suspensebyanne.blogspot.com/2011/08/glass-angels-by-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen blogged on Regina Andrews' blog with the release of SHARDS OF ASHLEY, Book 5 of the Family Heirlooms Series: http://reginaandrews.wordpress.com/2011/09/18/welcome-author-karen-wiesner-tenth-stop-in-the-2011-blog-string-fest/.

Karen was interviewed on the Heroines with Heart blog with the release of SHARDS OF ASHLEY, Book 5 of the Family Heirlooms Series: http://heroineswithhearts.blogspot.com/2011/09/friday-friend-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen was interviewed at Janet Lane Walters’ blog: http://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.com/2011/03/thursdays-interview-karen-wiesner.html.

Karen was the featured author at The Romance Review with GLASS ANGELS, Book 4 of the Family Heirlooms Series: http://www.theromancereviews.com/interview.php?location=1717. Karen was also the featured guest on The Romance Review’s blog: http://theromancereviews.blogspot.com/2011/05/glass-angels-book-4-of-family-heirlooms.html.

Karen was interviewed at The Blackraven's Erotic Cafe blog: http://theblackraveneroticcafe.com/?p=7721.

Karen was interviewed in three parts on the Reviews by Martha's Bookshelf blog. Part One: Questions about the writing process. Part Two: Questions about the Wounded Warriors Series. Part Three: A few personal questions. Read the interviews here: http://marthasbookshelf.blogspot.com/search/label/Karen%20Wiesner.

Karen (with Falcon's Bend Series writing partner Chris Spindler) was interviewed on Molly Martin's website: http://www.angelfire.com/ok4/mollymartin/intWiesner.htm.

Karen was interviewed on Allie Boniface's blog, Allie's Musings: http://allieboniface.blogspot.com/2008/12/writers-wednesday-interview-with-karen.html.

Read Karen's interview discussing her romantic horror, WOODCUTTER'S GRIM SERIES, at http://thedarkphantom.wordpress.com/2008/10/28/halloween-festival-interview-with-karen-wiesner-author-of-the-woodcutters-grim-series/.

Read an interview with Karen in which she talks about what it takes to become a prolific author, how to build a strong author/editor relationship, and much more at: http://www.writersdigest.com/article/first-draft-interview.

Karen was the featured author at the Make Believe Mondays blog: http://makebelievemondays.blogspot.com/search/label/Karen%20Wiesner.

Read an interview with Karen Wiesner at http://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.com/2008/04/interview-with-karen-wiesner.html.

Read a two-part interview with Karen Wiesner on the Novel Journey Blog http://noveljourney.blogspot.com/search?q=karen+wiesner.

Read a new interview with Karen Wiesner at Fallen Angel Reviews: http://fallenangelreviews.com/Interviews/2007/Sep07-LindaL-KarenWiesner.htm.

Read an interview with Karen Wiesner at http://romanceatheart.com/interview/karenwiesner.html.

Read an interview with Karen Wiesner at http://www.ebook-ecstasy.com/ebook-ecstasy/nl_38.html.

Karen Wiesner interview with Twilight Times http://twilighttimes.com/apr03/k_Wiesner20a.html.

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