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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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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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North Island

I started this travel blog in January 2016, but have been travelling around New Zealand since April 2014! As you can imagine I have a whole lot to say about ...
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Middle Earth

Gi nathlam hí! My name is Carmen-Shea, and I'll be your tour guide through Middle Earth today! I came to New Zealand in April 2014 because I was a huge Lord ...
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Taupo Skydive

Skydiving is one of those things most people have on their 'Bucket List' but which they never really plan or want to do. Sure it sounds like it'd be pretty cool ...
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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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KindleScout: Week Two

It's been an interesting second week for my Kindle Scout campaign. Week One saw my stats on a bit of a roller coaster ride: rising high between the campaign ...
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