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Welcome to Carmen-Shea!

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

Here you’ll find information on my current writing projects; including novel release information, free reads, promotions and giveaways.

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Recently Posted

Recipe: Backpacker Pasta

3 Ingredient Backpacker Pasta When I was backpacking my way around New Zealand, it sometimes wasn't always in my budget to afford the ingredients I needed to make a proper meal. This ...
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The Rough Draft: April 2020

Dusting this old thing off to once again bring you The Rough Draft, whereby I keep you updated on where I am in regards to my reading, writing, and other authorly ...
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Meal Planning… Sometimes

Meal Planning is something I've been doing on-and-off for just over a year now. It's one of those things that is incredibly rewarding and really can save you so much ...
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2020 A-Z Reading Challenge

I used to be such a voracious reader, devouring hundreds of books a year every year for as long as I can remember. There was just something about the escapism ...
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Meal Plan Monday

Wow. Talk about your not following a meal plan! My word. I was actually really excited for last week's meals and yet... we didn't end up having a single planned ...
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Meal Plan Monday

It started out so beautifully... (Using the traffic light system for ‘Nailed it!’, ‘Well… at least we didn’t spend any money!‘, and ‘Gross sobbing‘) Monday Used up the last of ...
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