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Karen A. Chase

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March 04, 1971

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Karen A. Chase is the award-winning author of CARRYING INDEPENDENCE. No. 12 on the Top 100 Indie books of 2019, it was short-listed for the Eric Hoffer Indie Publishing Award, and was a semifinalist in the Screencraft Cinematic Book competition. Karen was a visiting scholar at the American Antiquarian Society and a Virginia Humanities 2019-2020 Library of Virginia Fellow.

Her first book, Bonjour 40: A Paris Travel Log, garnered seven independent publishing awards. She is a member of James River Writers, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Historical Novelist Society, and the American Revolutionary Round Table. Originally from Calgary, Canada, she resides with two scrappy cats, and her partner, Ted, in
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Karen A. Chase An historical novel about the Declaration of Independence is my current project (it has been for about 6 years as of 2015). I published other books…moreAn historical novel about the Declaration of Independence is my current project (it has been for about 6 years as of 2015). I published other books and articles in between, but this one… well, it's been a wondrous journey that is at last found a literary agent.(less)
Karen A. Chase Summer feels like it's so far away, but I'd love a good murder mystery in the style of dear Agatha Christie. I like the ease and fun of the genre. I…moreSummer feels like it's so far away, but I'd love a good murder mystery in the style of dear Agatha Christie. I like the ease and fun of the genre. I welcome suggestions for mysteries, and also for contemporary magical stories.(less)
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“Upon returning home, I asked a Parisian friend who lives near me how she does it. How does she manage to adjust to our grocery stores and our food when she comes back from Paris? I was having a heck of a time with it. She shook her head sympathetically and said, “I remember one time I came back to the States. I went to the grocery store. I stood in the aisles. And I cried. I literally cried.”
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“Books aren't for decoration, they are to improve the design of one's interior.”
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“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.”
Benjamin Franklin

“I will write my way into another life.”
Ann Patchett, Truth and Beauty

“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard."

(Interview with NEH chairman Bruce Cole, Humanities, July/Aug. 2002, Vol. 23/No. 4)”
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“Don't walk in my head with your dirty feet.”
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“Upon returning home, I asked a Parisian friend who lives near me how she does it. How does she manage to adjust to our grocery stores and our food when she comes back from Paris? I was having a heck of a time with it. She shook her head sympathetically and said, “I remember one time I came back to the States. I went to the grocery store. I stood in the aisles. And I cried. I literally cried.”
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