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Karin Gastreich is a recipient of the OZMA Award for fantasy fiction and the Andrews Forest Writer’s Residency, as well as a winner of the Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest. Her women-centered fantasy trilogy, including Eolyn, Sword of Shadows, and Daughter of Aithne, has been favorably reviewed by top editorial magazines such as Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. In addition to The Silver Web trilogy, Karin has published short stories in Zahir, Adventures for the Average Woman, 69 Flavors of Paranoia, and World Jumping. Karin donates royalties from her book sales to organizations that support conservation, women's education and leadership, and peace and nonviolence. To find out more, visit krgastreich.com.

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Karin Rita Gastreich What I've enjoyed most is the people I've met along the way: fellow authors, critique partners, publishing professionals, artists, fans of fantasy and…moreWhat I've enjoyed most is the people I've met along the way: fellow authors, critique partners, publishing professionals, artists, fans of fantasy and historical fiction. Through my writing, I've found many new friendships with amazingly talented, insightful, and giving people. This was an unexpected reward of writing, and one I've come to value deeply.(less)
Karin Rita Gastreich Good question, Linda! I am aiming for Fall of 2015, but it may get pushed back to Spring 2016. Certainly no later than that.
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Eolyn (The Silver Web #1)

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Just a few months ago, I was walking barefoot along the beach. Salty mists buffeted my face. Cold waves stung my toes. I had arrived here for Dollbaby Week, a gathering of women writers and friends.

Once a year, the Dollbabies come together at Virginia Beach. We share stories, laughter, love, and tears. We celebrate our triumphs and mourn our losses. In mutual support, we forge new beginnings

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Karin Gastreich Thanks for friending me back!


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Karin Thanks for friending me. You are right. There aren't very many Karin with an "I"s out there. :)


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