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Karen McQuestion

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Karen McQuestion is the bestselling author of books for all ages. Some of her titles include Hello Love, Life on Hold, The Long Way Home, and the Edgewood series. Her publishing story has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, and NPR. She has also appeared on ABC’s World News Now and America This Morning. McQuestion lives in Hartland, Wisconsin.

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I don't plot out my books ahead of time, so very often the storyline takes a turn that surprises me. This was the case w…more
Hello Ginny! We meet again. :)

I don't plot out my books ahead of time, so very often the storyline takes a turn that surprises me. This was the case with Russ and Nadia. I really thought he'd end up with Mallory, but I like the way it turned out instead.(less)
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A big thank you to everyone who read and reviewed Dovetail! I'm thrilled to see that so many readers have enjoyed the novel.

For those of you who haven't read it yet, I'm pleased to announce that it's on sale in Kindle in both the US and UK market through the end of June.

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I actually couldn’t put this book down. I had other things to do but they had to wait until I finished. Must read other books by this author. Thanks for a great book. "
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“Death was painful, not because people couldn't see their loved ones anymore, but because they couldn't communicate with them anymore.”
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“It's good to plan, but don't let the planning take the place of doing.”
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Karen McQuestion Hi Graeme, I'm glad that blog post resonated with you. It turns out that a lot of writers would prefer not to be boxed in. :) Freedom is a fine thing!


Graeme Stokes Hi Karen, Thanks for the friendship... :) enjoyed your blog "Writing outside of your genre"


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