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Karla Tipton

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Barberton, Ohio, The United States
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Karla Tipton cut her literary teeth on gothic romances, Edgar Allan Poe and the vampire soap “Dark Shadows.” Long before there were sparkly vampires roaming through the cultural consciousness, she wrote about ordinary women time traveling through history and falling in love with powerful men of myth and magic.

“Genre-bending” came naturally. Despite publishing industry advice to find a genre and stick with it, Karla shamelessly mixed it up, blending history, paranormal, time travel, fantasy and mystery into her novels.

When she became fascinated with Richard III, she made a research trip to England, so she could lend authenticity and historical detail to her novel about a romance between a modern woman and her favorite medieval king. “Rings o
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Rings of Passage: A Time Tr...

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From Medieval to Mellotron: Legendary Ten Seconds band transcends time, inspires writing

As someone who writes novels just so I can time travel to the 15th century, I truly appreciate the inspiration behind the musical group, the Legendary Ten Seconds.


Most authors can name that “special place” that provides the best ambiance for easing them “into the zone” to create. One thing that sets the writing mood for me is a musical backdrop matching my novel’s setting in time.


Legendary Ten Seconds

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“Professor Cirksena, the only person within five hundred miles who knew anything about the history of English magic. Her former Ph.D. professor in psychology looked up from his work, and smiled. “Come in, my dear.”
Karla Tipton, Dangerous Reflections: A Historical Fantasy through Time

“I want the Philosopher’s Stone.” “You want what?” He repeated it. “You’re being sarcastic.” He was perfectly serious. “I want you to bring me the elixir of life.”
Karla Tipton, Dangerous Reflections: A Historical Fantasy through Time

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