|Occupation||Accomplished author, popular writing reference instructor and writer, professional blurbologist, and freelance editor|
|Introduction||In addition to being a popular writing reference instructor and writer, professional blurbologist and freelance editor, Karen Wiesner is the accomplished author of 147 titles published in the past 25 years, which have been nominated/won 134 awards, with 9 more releases contracted for spanning many genres and formats. Karen’s books cover such genres as women’s fiction, romance, mystery/police procedural/cozy, suspense/thriller, paranormal/supernatural, futuristic, fantasy, science fiction, gothic, inspirational/Christian, thriller, horror, chick-lit, and action/adventure. She also writes children’s books, poetry, and writing reference titles such as her bestseller, First Draft Outline (formerly titled First Draft in 30 Days), the first in her six-volume 3D Fiction Fundamentals Collection, which also includes Cohesive Story Building; Writing the Fiction Series; Three-Dimensional Fiction Writing; CPR for Dead or Lifeless Fiction: A Writer's Guide to Deep and Multifaceted Development and Progression of Characters, Plots, and Relationships; and Writing Blurbs That Sizzle--And Sell!.|
|Interests||Plays piano and loves music; loves to sketch and hopes to illustrate children's books when retired|
|Favorite Movies||The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, The Expanse Series, Alien, Underworld, Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon, Seinfeld, Supernatural, James Bond|
|Favorite Music||Sixx AM, Lewis Capaldi, Chris Cornell, Taylor Swift, Stevie Nicks, David Cook, Orianthi, RSO, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Evanescence, Diana Krall, Chris Botti|
|Favorite Books||The Expanse Series, The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Witcher Series, Joseph Delaney series and stories, A Song of Fire and Ice, Jane Eyre, Dracula, Frankenstein, Michael Crichton|
When you hesitate before hitting snooze on your alarm clock, are you being lazy?
I've never hit snooze on my alarm clock when forced to get up early. I get up. End of story.