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Karen Krossing

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Karen Krossing is addicted to stories. She began to create stories when she was eight, and she continued this habit by writing poetry in high school. By then she was hooked on books, so she studied English at university then became a book editor and a copywriter. Today, Karen writes novels and short stories for children and teens. She also encourages new writers through workshops for kids, teens and adults. Karen lives with her family in Toronto, Canada. For more about Karen, visit karenkrossing.com.

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Karen Krossing Thanks for your constant support, Karen Upper! I'm currently writing a teen novel about celebrity culture and body image.
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I’m excited to be presenting at CANSCAIP‘s Packaging Your Imagination 2018 along with so many talented creators and industry experts. You can check out the full line-up here. The date is November 10, 2018. Hope to see you there!


I’ll be delivering a workshop on plot. Whether you’re outlining, writing, or revising, an analytical examination of your story will help diagnose and treat any plot prob...

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