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Karen Rice

Houston, Texas, United States

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, I was the seventh child growing up in a very large
family. Even with so many around, I always found a hide-away place to dream. I grew
up in church, as my father was a Baptist minister. While in high school, my life was
all planned out by becoming a model/actress, and I worked at it, while working at
other jobs to raise my child alone after a broken marriage.

Later in life, I had a head-on-collision with not only breast cancer, but colon cancer as
well and it changed my entire outlook on life. Through my tragedies and all that I had
to endure, it all became "an awakening" for me, where I received all the strength and
encouragement to write down my thoughts to share with others. During those times
writing became therapy for me. I've written two inspirational books, with a third on the

Interests: Writing, singing, sewing, movies, walking and hanging with grandkids

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • If Only I Could Fly, said Mattie-bee
  • Nonfiction

  • True Simple Poems of Life, Faith and Survival