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Short-listed or short-sighted?

A blog by crime author Mike Craven has inspired me. He writes of his hilarious adventure attending a banquet honoring those short-listed for a crime-writing book award in London. 281 more words

Karen Stephen Author

Tamil --- MY Mother Tongue

I talk in my mother tongue
Tamil being the tongue
I felt at home with my mother
so do I talk in the tongue of my mother… 92 more words

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FREE Kindle DOWNLOAD ~ April 4th & 5th ~ Amazon

The KINDLE version of MOTHER TONGUE will be FREE on Amazon Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2015. Stop by SATURDAY or SUNDAY on EASTER WEEKEND and download the eBook either of those 2 days. 205 more words

Karen Stephen Author

MOTHER TONGUE back story ~ The author and the Foreign Legion

For a look at the REAL La Légion Etrangère’s 2ème Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes fighting today in Afghanistan, watch this Youtube video. This elite international intervention force is still based in Calvi, Corsica. 669 more words

Karen Stephen Author

Reframing ~ when you need a new look at life

In my Doc Flamingo persona, I am a licensed Psychologist in California and after a 40-year career as a therapist, am now serving as the Mental Health Clinical Director for a large health plan providing medical and mental health services to over 500,000 Medi-Cal recipients in 14 northern CA counties. 291 more words

Karen Stephen Author

The Scented Isle ~ in photos and words - The Citadelle Corte

Excerpt from MOTHER TONGUE by Karen Stephen

Within minutes I dropped down into a valley and entered the outskirts of Corte. Seeing its sleek, modern buildings dispelled the gruesome images. 70 more words

Karen Stephen Author

The Scented Isle ~ in photos and words ~ Caporalino

Excerpt from MOTHER TONGUE by Karen Stephen

I tapped my breaks as the first building in the tiny village came into view, a two-story house whose rear of rough, moss-covered stone lurked behind a façade of beige stucco. 111 more words

Karen Stephen Author