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Something About Me and My Book:
My debut novel JANEOLOGY is about a man's search for answers after his wife, Jane, snaps and drowns their toddler son. The work explores the question: how much do nature and nurture shape a person's violent impulses?

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Overheard at a Booksigning: Totally true things people say at a signing

Very true exchanges between me and bookstore customers over the last two years.

Of my books on the signing table.

“Are these complimentary?”


Of the title, Janeology.

"Geez, is this ANOTHER book about Jane Austen?"

(After I stopped laughing, I said, no, it wasn't remotely concerned with Ms. Austen.)

Of my pitch - After his… Continue

Posted on December 22, 2009 at 8:09am

He's Just Not That Into...Valentine's

I just did a funny He Said/She Said with novelist Dave Diotalevi on the subject of Valentine's Day! Stop by and leave your thoughts! Will you take his side or mine?



Posted on February 14, 2009 at 8:47am

Book on over to BookingMama

BookingMama just gave JANEOLOGY a very interesting review, noting a few things no other reviewer has mentioned. Intrigued? Book on over and check out her site. She has a ton of great author interviews as well.

Posted on October 4, 2008 at 8:57am

We all grow up with the weight of history on us....

Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott

My great aunt and uncle, Circa 1900

If you wish, read a chapter of JANEOLOGY, a novel that delves into the past generations of one Jane Nelson: daughter, wife, mother and tragic… Continue

Posted on October 2, 2008 at 9:17am

If PBS made a spoof show about being sexy and well read. Well, someone made a commercial for it at least.

Visit my blog, Scobberlotch, to see a hilarious PBS spoof video called "Llectuals."


K. Harrington
author, Janeology
Read an excerpt or view the trailer for Janeology by visiting

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 6:34pm

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At 5:06pm on April 05, 2010, Kate L gave Karen Harrington a gift
I just wanted to introduce myself and my blog, The Book Buff: Book Reviews for Regular People. Check it out at
At 1:36pm on March 25, 2010, Author Collective said…
Would you like more exposure for your book? Do you want to go to those always "Talked About" tradeshows but know you just cannot afford them? Are you aware of how much networking can help boost your sales?
What would you pay to attend the following events?

Baltimore City Schools Vendor Fair in Maryland $375
American Library Association Convention in Washington D.C. $2,200
Book Expo America in New York City $4,500
Texas Book Festival in Houston SOLD OUT
Baltimore Book Festival in Maryland $450
Miami Book Festival in Sunny Florida $600
Printers Row in Chicago $750
National Association of Public Schools Administrators $4,000
Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Tradeshows $1,100

How about $375 for all of these plus twenty-four more. The Author Collective is here to help you sell your work. We exhibit at these shows and others with one goal in mind... SELL BOOKS! Joining the Author Collective allows you access to these events for just the cost of your yearly *membership. We also offer our members no cost access to discounted literary services like, editing and proofreading, graphics and design, isbn's and copyrighting, video services and more. We provide our members invaluable information to self-publish and get deep discounts on book printing too. Saving money is the first step in making money!

The Author Collective is here to help the unknown, little known and soon to be well known self-published author put their writings in the faces of the people who buy in quantity. Call today and ask to become a member...

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At 5:36pm on March 10, 2009, Bert Martinez said…
Hello, I'm Bert Martinez, I'm looking to network with success minded authors. If you would like my free report 30 Strategies for Selling More Books just fill out the form below. I look forward to networking with you and if there is anything that I can help you with please do not hesitate to contact me.

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At 1:10pm on August 18, 2008, John Hachmann said…
really, cool place. Good luck and we need to talk often. Thanks for sharing.
At 1:00pm on August 18, 2008, John Hachmann said…
Well I hope you sell 2 million.
At 12:59pm on August 18, 2008, John Hachmann said…
Dear Karen: Wow, that sounds interesting. I might just have to get a copy of that book. By the way, where are you sitting in the picture? What a beautiful place.
At 2:44pm on August 11, 2008, John Hachmann said…
It is my pleasure. Yours also. I have two previous releases in two separate genres. A murder mystery and a war/love story. What is yours about? Fiction of Non?
At 6:56pm on September 28, 2007, Colleen Breuning said…
Hi there Karen,
Nice to meet you. Your book sounds very interesting. I wish you success with it.
At 9:30am on September 20, 2007, Carolyn Howard-Johnson said…
As the author of The Frugal Book Promoter and newly-released The Frugal Editor--both marketing books of sorts (-:--I'd love to have you join me on Bookmarket.ning.
Very best,
Carolyn Howard-Johnson
At 11:10pm on September 18, 2007, Kathleen Gage said…
Hi Karen,

I would like to invite you to join my Ning Book Marketing network. I have been a published author for many years and love to network with others who have a passion for writing and publishing.

If you get a chance, please visit my blog to read my special feature called The Author’s Corner. .

Have a great day.

Kathleen Gage
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