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Kari Chapin

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Kari Chapin has written four books (so far!), including The Handmade Marketplace, a seminal guide for creative makers. She’s designed her own line of creativity tools and has been writing greeting cards for Em & Friends for heaps of years now. Kari is currently working on her first novel, based on a screenplay she co-wrote with her husband during lockdown. She keeps an online diary about everything from writing greeting cards to novels on Substack. If you’d like to subscribe or say hi, please visit She hopes you love Letters to Destroy as much as she loved writing it. Kari happily lives in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.

You can learn slightly more about her by visiting her website and following her on Instagram @karichapin.