Changes can be scary for me, too, and I learned that many of my experiences are pretty much shared by everyone. But not everyone can put their hopes, dreams, fears and challenges into words. I believe I can, and I hope you, my readers, will think so, too.
Born in Yokohama, Japan, Karen grew up the oldest of six children in a military family. She majored in Anthropology at UNM where she formed a life-long interest in the Native American cultures of the Southwest. Karen shares her Albuquerque home with two miniature dachshunds, Mr. Bojangles and Wee Willie Winkie. A retired hot-air balloon pilot, Karen currently spends her time working, writing, volunteering for Hope Works and NM Dachshund Rescue. She has written two middle grade fiction books, Stranded at Sheep Camp and Danger at the Rodeo. The third book in this series, Badge of Honor, will be published in October, 2018
A Natural Affinity
I write children's fiction because I feel I have a natural affinity for this genre, and because, like many adults, I'll always be a child at heart.