Creating realistic, unforgettable characters one story at a time…
In addition to being a popular writing reference instructor and writer, professional blurbologist and freelance editor, Karen Wiesner is the accomplished author of 136 titles published in the past 22 years, which have been nominated/won 134 awards, with 23 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 in 30 Days, Cohesive Story Building, Writing the Fiction Series: The Complete Guide for Novels and Novellas, and Bring Your Fiction to Life: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity. Her newest is Writing Blurbs That Sizzle--And Sell!.
Karen also runs a blurb service for authors. She's crafted back cover and high concept blurbs for all of her own books and series as well as those for the stories in several award-winning anthologies, and evaluated, revised and crafted series, back cover and high concept blurbs for the entire backlist of nearly five hundred books in one publisher's catalog. Visit Karen's Blurb Service website here: for more details and to access a massive sampling of blurbs Karen's written in nearly every category of fiction, nonfiction and everything in-between. Additionally, you can find information about signing up for Karen's workshops. Visit her website at Check out Karen's author page at Facebook: If you want to receive Karen's free e-mail newsletter, Karen's Quill, send a blank e-mail to KarensQuillemail@example.com.