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Carol LaHines

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I am a life-long New Yorker. I went to New York University and St. John's School of Law and now live in Tudor City, a charming neighborhood near the United Nations. I was a practicing musician and a lawyer before becoming a published author. While practicing law at a big law firm in New York City, I began writing fiction. I published short stories over a period of years in journals like Fence, Hayden's Ferry Review, Denver Quarterly, The Literary Review, Cimarron Review, redivider, Sycamore Review, and others. Someday Everything All Makes Sense is my first published novel. I was able to mine my knowledge of the law and music theory in telling the story of Luther van der Loon, an eccentric harpsichord who has recently suffered the trauma of ...more

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Carol LaHines I don't really experience writer's block because I tend to have a backlog of ideas I'd like to explore. I do have misfires, however, and I'm always wi…moreI don't really experience writer's block because I tend to have a backlog of ideas I'd like to explore. I do have misfires, however, and I'm always willing to discard what's not working. (less)
Carol LaHines The act of creation; being able to transmute the ordinary details of life into art; having what you write speak to others and affect them.
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