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This is the website for Carmen-Shea Hepburn: writer; in wanderlust.

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Glossary of Slang

Glossary of Slang My Amanzimtoti Series of novels are set in Amanzimtoti, South Africa; a small coastal town to the south of Durban. Locally, it is simply referred to it ...
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Amanzimtoti Pre-Order Now Available

It's finally happened, guys! My debut novel Amanzimtoti: The Ridge is now available for pre-order on Amazon, with an official release date of March 14th! I can't even express just how giddy ...
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Coming Soon: Amanzimtoti Pre-Launch Update!

It's been an interesting week and a bit since I got the results in from KindleScout, and by interesting  I mean it's been really productive! The novel itself, Amanzimtoti: The Ridge, ...
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KindleScout: The Verdict

So I've just received word from KindleScout in regards to my campaign for Amanzimtoti: The Ridge and it has not been selected for publication by them. I'm actually okay with this decision ...
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KindleScout: Week Four

A month can be a long time, all things considered. And the past thirty days have felt simultaneously eternal and all too brief. Every day was filled with promotion, and stat-checking, ...
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KindleScout: Week Three

And my stats are going down, down, down! Sinking like that inevitable Titanic I mentioned in my Week Two update. It's a little disheartening to see, especially with the launch of ...
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