Friday, September 27, 2013

Sweet Success! Karen Albright Lin

Compiled by Kathie Scrimgeour

Karen Lin has a lot of Sweet Successes to share!
It was announced that Karen Albright Lin’s feature length horror screenplay, Dark Side of Morning Light, is a quarterfinalist in the 2013 Scream Craft Horror Screenplay Competition.  The screenplay tells the story of a mother who wades through Chinese mythical culture to free her son of a hunger striker who has possessed him.  Ms. Albright Lin is now a monthly columnist for BTS Book and Book Trailer Reviews, a partner with Barnes & Noble.  She’ll be writing about the multitude of genres she’s dabbled in.  Her column is called "Karen’s Writing Detours. " Her first article is in the August 2013 issue.  Karen is now represented by Deborah Ritchken of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, who is currently marketing Karen’s cookbook, Nature's Wrap: Cooking in Leaves; Recipes from Around the World.  Ms. Albright Lin just returned from teaching writing classes on a cruise through the  Baltic and will teach again in December for Celebrity Cruise Line, destinations Belize, Panama, Cartagena, Costa Rica and Colon.

Karen Albright Lin is a professional editor/consultant for multi-published and yet-to-be published writers of fiction, nonfiction, and screenplays. She’s a ghostwriter of novels and writes for newspapers and magazines, as well as literary magazines. She has won or placed in 25 writing contests. She’s written and collaborated on five short scripts and ten feature length screenplays that have garnered international, national and regional awards - one produced. Her co-written scripts have been considered by James Cameron, Barry Sonnenfeld, HBO, Showtime and the Sci Fi Channel. She speaks at writer’s conferences, retreats, and on cruises.

We love to hear of fellow Pikes Peak Writers' Sweet Successes, including story acceptances, winning contests, getting published and book signings. Please email Kathie Scrimgeour at if you've got a Sweet Success you'd like to share.

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