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Karla Telega

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Karla Telega is a winner of the National Reader Views award for excellence in Indie Publishing. Her comic mystery, Box of Rocks can be classified as Boomer Lit, but appeals to all ages. She newly released her humor book, I Never Drove a Bulldozer.

Karla is the founder of Tart Cookies: a company she made up in a moment of sleep deprivation to explain her paper clip expenses this tax season. She blogs for skirt.com e-magazine and is currently working on the second in her Maggie Gorski mystery series.

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“1.Ghost hunting
2.Target practice: rifles and handguns
3.Rock collecting
4.Photography-south Carolina wildlife
5.Soap making
7.Belly dancing
8.Tie dying
9.Dog agility course training
10.Crawdad racing
11.Bull riding
12.Worm collecting”
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“Where she was admittedly a little self absorbed he was generous. Where she was an emotional box of rocks ,he was stable.”
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“Ted strolled into the kitchen in a t-shirt and pajama bottoms, looking way too chipper for present company. He snagged a muffin and poured a cup of coffee. "What are you girls up to today, and should I notify the authorities?"

"I'm planning to starch all your shorts before lunchtime," Maggie grumbled, adding, "Bwa-ha-ha!"

"I think that was specifically addressed in our marriage vows."

Cher looked over the list they had made. "Our first hobby is paranormal investigations", she mused. "Does that mean we have to stay up all night staking out some graveyard?"

Maggie grunted and propped her head up with one hand. She turned a bleary gaze up to Ted. "If we don't come out alive, there's a pot pie in the freezer.”
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