Karen Leslie writes travel pieces, leads workshops, teaches literature, and is plunking away at a new mystery novel draft. By daylight, she is a Writer, Editor, and Marketing Specialist at her boutique marketing business, The WordShop, with clients in Travel & Tourism, Health & Wellness, Music & Entertainment, and Entrepreneurial industries. She received her B.H. in Journalism, Marketing and PR from Penn State University and her M.F.A. in Writing (Fiction) from Spalding University. Karen grew up in rural Pennsylvania and now lives in Nashville, TN, with her husband, songwriter Clay Mills. You can read some of her writing here: www.medium.com/@karenlesliewriter and www.karenlesliewriter.com. Publishing: Menda City Review (2017 Winter Issue), Bucket List Publications, The Contributor, INSP (International Network of Street Papers), BNT Touring Magazine, BNT Travelogue, Williamson Business, Spalding MFA Blog, Spalding Alumni Blog, various trade magazines, business social media platforms, and blogs. Karen supports: Nashville Public Television, The Belcourt Theater, independent bookstore and coffee shops, World Vision, PBS, and The Mocha Club. Oh, herself.