About Karen Lorene

Karen Lorene is owner of Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery in Seattle, Washington. She has appraised antique jewelry since 1972. She received her BA and BFA from the University of Washington as well as the school’s Certificate in Writing. She edited and published Signs of Life literary journal from 2005 to 2014. Building a Business, Building a Life: A Memoir, appeared in Fall 2011, followed by two novels,Dancing With Bear in 2013 and Tilling Time/Telling Time in 2014. Find out more at her website

Rants and Raves — A Great Writing Strategy from Karen Lorene

“If I’d only known what was in this book forty years ago, how much more money would I have made and how fewer problems would I have encountered?” Karen wonders. Isn’t that true for all of us in our lives—if we knew what we know now we could have done better at what mattered to … Continue reading

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