Karen Hicks started writing during her teenage years while growing up in Wisconsin. At 19, she moved to Nashville and wrote for the Oak Ridge Boys, publishing their fan newsletter. Karen also created technical documentation for businesses and publicity material.
Relocating to Los Angeles, Hicks continued to pursue her professional writing career. She edited the author Steve Allen’s work, wrote screenplays, and developed various official celebrity bios, including Richard Pryor. Karen also abridged books for Dove Audio, Inc., and was a scriptwriting instructor at the American Film Institute. Now retired, she lives in Nevada and spends time in Los Angeles with her son and granddaughter. Karen also serves on the Foster Your Dream organization’s board that arranges activities for foster children.