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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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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.




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NaNoWriMo In May

We've just hit May 1st here in Australia and since I'm currently jobless and have the next 25 days free of any obligations, I've decided to use this month as ...
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Weta Airport

Welcome to "Weta" Airport, Wellington, New Zealand the very middle of Middle Earth! Wellington Airport has to be one of my favourite places to fly to and from, for the ...
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Hello Australia

It's been around five weeks since I left New Zealand, since I left my home and my 'family' in Wellington, and crossed the ditch into Australia. I was pretty upset to be leaving ...
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Goodbye Wellington

March has been one helluva crazy month for me! Not only did I successfully publish my debut novel, but I also finished up my job as a Lord of the ...
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Wild Wellington Full Day Tour – Part One

As my time in New Zealand is quickly drawing to a close and I'm beginning to realise that there's still so much I want to do (even here in Wellington!) I ...
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I used to be a backpacker… honest!

I left the UK in April 2014, to commence what I though would only be a year spent backpacking around New Zealand. Little did I know that a year was never ...
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