on writing


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.

To stay up to day on all my progress as a writer, please consider signing up to my newsletter!

If you’re interested in my backpacking adventures, or what I’m up to day-to-day, check out the Wanderlust and Lifestyle sections of my blog. These sections are not included in my newsletters, but can be followed through my social media channels instead.




Recently Posted

The Rough Draft: January Round-Up

January has been a bit of a whirlwind month for me- most of it good, some of it... pending a trial-run as we head into February, and a wee bit of it ...
Read More

You know you’re an author when…

You know you're an author when... need to start practicing an "Author Signature" because people are buying your book and suddenly asking you for your autograph! As always, I'm ...
Read More

The Not-So-Elusive Print Edition

It's been an exciting year already and we're only into the second week of January! On Monday evening I received my first ever paperback copy of my novel Amanzimtoti: The Ridge from ...
Read More

New Year, New Look

I hope you've all had an enjoyable festive season and are looking forward to a brand, spanking, new year! I'll admit that though I'm not a huge fan of Christmas, ...
Read More

Where does the time go…?

It feels like only yesterday I was letting you all know about my upcoming roadtrip around the Northern Territory of Australia and how I expected to be MIA until the ...
Read More

On Writing: Amanzimtoti Two Months On

Just over two months ago, on March 14th 2016, I launched my debut novel Amanzimtoti: The Ridge! It feels like both the longest and shortest time of my life, and though I ...
Read More


%d bloggers like this: