Author Archives: karenbell

Being a writer in the time of Covid–or any other time

Everyday, I check my sales. Pretty stupid and depressing. Sometimes there is a Kindle Unlimited reader or two, and just the other day there was an unexpected surprise–two paperback sales from expanded distribution where my royalty is about a buck. … Continue reading

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Happy? Easter

Easter Sunday is normally a joyful day for Christians, theoretically. In their minds it’s the day their Savior rises from the dead to bring love and protection for all mankind forever. But this Easter is way different. This Easter I … Continue reading

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Keep your distance

Flowers bathe the air with sweetness. Chirping birds build tiny nests for tiny eggs. Puffy clouds float through bright blue skies. Sharp twigs break underfoot on trails cut through nature’s abundance. Insects buzz. Cattle chew their cud. Green leaves¬†on reincarnated … Continue reading

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Is this real life or a sci-fi movie?

Stumbling out of bed, I sleepily go into the kitchen to get the kitties their breakfast. The sun was bright and the thick backyard grass visible through my lanai was a lush green. A bird was chirping loudly. A peaceful … Continue reading

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Something might be changing–bigtime

As I watch the Democrats primary process, I’m sensing that a moment in history might be upon us. Are we witnessing a quiet revolution? I’ve had enough of the same old thing, ¬†going on? We are suffering under the worst … Continue reading

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