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Karla Brandenburg The perfect blend of romance and mystery

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Karla Brandenburg · 6d ago

Character Interviews

In every book I write, there's always one elusive character, one where I'm not sure what they're all about. That's the point where I stop and consider who they are, what's their backstory. W...
Karla Brandenburg · 1W ago

Oh, I'm Being Followed by a Moonshadow

We had a supermoon this week. Did anyone see it? Officially, it was Tuesday night, but I happened to be up in the middle of the night on Monday night (Happy New Year!) and as I paddled into ...
Karla Brandenburg · 3W ago

Merry Christmas and Looking ahead to the new year

Thank you to all the people who support my work. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, or whatever holiday you celebrate in December. First order of business - Smashwords is doing a year-en...
Karla Brandenburg · 3W ago

My favorite books of 2017

As an author, I'm also an avid reader. Last year, I highlighted my favorite reads for the year, and I thought I'd continue that tradition. I keep a list over at Goodreads of books that are o...
Karla Brandenburg · 1M ago

Blatant Self Promotion

I'm entitled to a little self-promotion, right? I mean I DO have a new release hitting the shelves in a couple of weeks. Help support a struggling author so she can retire and crank out more...
Karla Brandenburg · 1M ago

It's that time of year

Welcome to December. Christmas is coming early for me this year, so I've been getting into the spirit by listening to Christmas carols and watching Christmas movies. Generally, I only get...
Karla Brandenburg · 1M ago

"But I don't know how to leave a review"

I saw an interesting post the other day. You've probably seen authors everywhere saying they'd really appreciate it if you leave a review after reading their book. In response to that, the p...
Karla Brandenburg · 1M ago

Research and Legends

Happy Thanksgiving! And yes, I've started work on Epitaph 5! Research can be one of the most fun parts of writing a book, and its very easy to get lost along the way. I'm taking virtual to...
Karla Brandenburg · 2M ago

Should book covers reflect characters or theme?

As I commission the cover for Epitaph 4, I'm faced yet again with trying to decide what best to put on the cover. Through the course of my writing career, I've been to dozens of seminars an...
Karla Brandenburg · 2M ago

How long does it take to write a novel?

One of the most frequently asked questions authors receive is how long does it take to write a novel. The answer isn't so cut and dried. Some of my favorite authors can put out as many as f...