Cara Langston

About me

Cara Langston was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and currently lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and two dogs. Her first novel, BATTLE HYMNS, was published in June 2014. She is currently writing her second novel, THE GLASSMAKER’S WIFE.

From my website

Why I’m writing under a pen name

The above photo is a modification of this work If you read Freakonomics back in the day (because 2005 was ten years ago and at the threshold for being considered “back in the day”), you’ll remember there was a chapter on nominative determinism–that is (quoting Wikipedia), “the theory that a person’s name can…

Why I don’t read my reviews

A few years ago, I found an amazing Twitter account called Don’t Read Comments (@AvoidComments). It was a great reminder of what reading the comments section of blogs, news articles, etc. can do to your psyche. Surely we’ve all been there: A certain politician says something controversial. A certain celebrity…

Around the world in 10 days: Maldives and Shanghai

Last summer, my husband and I were brainstorming for our next big vacation. We’re both of the mindset that, being young and childless, we should go to the far-away places on our wish list while we have (1) the frequent flyer miles, (2) our health, and (3) fewer responsibilities. After all, we…

 
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