Author Archives: kshughart47

The First Sentence

I’ve spent my professional career writing, sometimes as a newspaper columnist and feature writer; other times where I contributed to or edited professional journals, brochures, quality of life books and newsletters. I also wrote two books of non-fiction. I knew … Continue reading

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Promoting a Book

Promoting books today is very different than it was twenty years ago, when my first book, a bed and breakfast guide and cookbook, was published. It was available in paperback. Period.  There were no eBooks; audio books were available, but … Continue reading

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Working with Law Enforcement Agencies

Working with law enforcement agencies can help make a mystery more credible. Continue reading

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So How Did I Write That Novel? by Karen Shughart

  My first novel, Murder in the Museum, was recently published by Cozy Cat Press, and I must admit it was a real labor of love. It’s the first (at least I hope it is!) in a series of Edmund … Continue reading

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