About Me

Karen Yvonne Hamilton 

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Karen leads workshops in Creative Writing, Poetry and Journal Therapy, and Memoir Writing. She has studied genealogy and personal histories since 1987, lecturing and leading workshops on Memoir Writing and Journaling to the community since 1998. Karen holds a BA in English and has studied Literature, Business, and Education at the graduate level. She is a former instructor of English Composition and Reading at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Palm Beach State College, and Robeson Community College. In the past, Karen has worked as a high school & middle school teacher, Instructional Specialist, and Curriculum Writer. She currently is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Florida Atlantic University.

Karen is the author of

back to school anththology2Back to School Memoir Anthology

poetry workbook cover2Playing with Words: A Poetry Writing Workshop

Lilys AdventuresLily’s Adventures

safe counsel loveSafe Counsel: Advice on Love & Marriage from the Late 19th Century

detail_1157620Lifetales: A Workbook for Writing Your Lifestories

safe counselSafe Counsel: A Complete Guide to Health Care and Home Remedies in the Late 1800′s

safe counsel pregnancySafe Counsel: A Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Childcare in the Late 1800′s

The Freelance Writer’s Toolkit

Creative Writing WorkshopCreative Writing Workbook for Middle and High School

2nd editionSummer Learning: Creative Ideas and Tools to Keep Your Child Learning All Summer Long

detail_1159376Writing Your Memoirs Workshop: A Manual for Instructors

poetry workbook 1 coverPoetry Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students

Fiction Writer WorkshopFiction Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students 

short story workshopShort Story Writing: A Workbook for Students

5 Responses to About Me

  1. Are you offering a Memoir Journal competition this year? Seriously. I’ve only just found your page, but I’m interested..Kari

  2. Papatia says:

    Impressive! 🙂 Any chance you are a beta reader :P?

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