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Karen Kelly

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Karen Kelly I haven't really experienced a block. Sometimes I have to figure out how to say something or accomplish something that isn't presenting itself right a…moreI haven't really experienced a block. Sometimes I have to figure out how to say something or accomplish something that isn't presenting itself right away. I like to take very long walks, and during those walks I turn the puzzle pieces around in my head until they fit. Often it's nothing more than finding that right metaphor. But it's a challenge that makes the miles fly right by.(less)
Karen Kelly In my experience, writing is mostly about discipline. If you can make yourself write a certain number of words most every day, they will eventually be…moreIn my experience, writing is mostly about discipline. If you can make yourself write a certain number of words most every day, they will eventually become a whole story. Don't worry about getting it just right--the most fun I have is revising what I've written.(less)
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Bethlehem

3.84 avg rating — 712 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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3.88 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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"Surprised at the low rating. Loved this book. Put off making dinner to finish and when my son interrupted in the last chapter I was like “everyone go away! I have to soak this in!” Very real. Emotions so well put. More romance maybe and less substanc" Read more of this review »
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"4.5 rounded down

Loved the writing so, so much. The ending broke my heart, but it was very predictable. Very enjoyable read."
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"What starts out as a simple story soon evolves into a complex web of lies and how far people will go to keep secrets. The book starts off slow but soon finds its footing as we explore the characters, their histories and the prices they paid. Whether " Read more of this review »
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"Tender and touching, a MUST READ!"
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