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This is the website for Carmen-Shea Hepburn: author of the young adult, LGBT+ novels The Amanzimtoti Series.

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The Rough Draft A Year in Review 2020

Though it seemed a silly thing to do considering the year 2020 has been, I decided to rekindle The Rough Draft and use this opportunity to do a "year in ...
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Book Review: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton

[ Image is of the book cover: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Synopsis: An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been ...
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A Pandemic for Christmas

J and I weren't planning to put up a Christmas tree this year. The mini one we'd been using lost its legs last year and I didn't fancy taping it ...
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Covid Ate My Homework

It's been a year. If we say nothing else of 2020, we can at least say that: it's been a year. The year of Covid has been both the longest ...
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Author Appearance: Kingsway High School

I know I say it in the post itself, but this honestly was one of the most rewarding and terrifying moments of my life! The librarian at Kingsway High School ...
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The Rough Draft: July 2020

For anyone who caught my post towards the end of July, either here on on facebook, you may already know that I found June a bit of a struggle. I'm ...
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