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Heather Harlen

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Heather Harlen, author of the Marina Konyeshna Thriller series (Northampton House Press) grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania on a steady diet of Three Investigators, Choose Your Own Adventure and Little House on the Prairie books. Her own adventures in a dozen countries, including studying in Spain and living in Moscow, Russia as a Peace Corps volunteer, are endless sources of inspiration. SHAME, SHAME, I KNOW YOUR NAME is the second book in the Marina Konyeshna trilogy.

She earned her B.A. in English and her teaching certification from Muhlenberg College and an M.A. in creative writing from Wilkes University. She is proud to be a National Writing Project Fellow and co-authored first book, A TEACHER, CAROL, with three colleagues from the Pe
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One: I give myself a little break and let my mind stretch. If I need a few days off from drafting, I take them.

Two: I research like crazy during that time. I go to the library and look up as much as I can about major plot points, such as sex trafficking or the Kurds. This learning often gives me a tiny idea that cracks the writer's block right open. It's like the seed was there in my mind and it just needed a little sunshine and watering.(less)
Heather Harlen I'm working on the sequel to HOPE YOU GUESS MY NAME. Marina is working through the fallout of her experiences in Book 1. Look for it in Summer 2015…moreI'm working on the sequel to HOPE YOU GUESS MY NAME. Marina is working through the fallout of her experiences in Book 1. Look for it in Summer 2015 from Northampton House Press.

Also, HOPE YOU GUESS MY NAME is coming out in paperback on 1/1/15, so my publisher and I are getting ready for that. I can't wait! (less)
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Dear Fellow Teachers, Fired up about the latest mass murder in an American school?  Great.  Me, too.  And if I see one more well-meaning teacher on a social media post ask for advice while trying not to be “political”,  I’m going to snap my very favorite purple pen in half.   And you know that means […]
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