Karen Kondazian

About me

Karen Kondazian’s debut novel, The Whip (winner of both the USA News Best Book Award/Historical Fiction, The National Indie Excellence Award/Best Western, International Book Awards/Best Western) is a former journalist and also an award winning actress. She began her acting career at the age of eight as one of the infamous children on Art Linkletter’s Children Say the Darndest Things and has distinguished herself on-stage portraying the women of Tennessee Williams, winning the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for her performance in The Rose Tattoo. Williams was so impressed by her performance, they became friends and he gave her carte blanche to produce any of his works during his lifetime. Kondazian is a lifetime member of The Actors Studio– and has guest starred in over fifty television shows and films, including James Dean with James Franco and portraying Kate Holliday in the award winning David Wolper TV movie, Showdown at the OK Corral.

From my website

Accessing Your Emotions For Writing Through Acting Excercises

Accessing Your Emotions For Writing Through Acting Exercises. Work for the actor lies in two areas: the ability to consistently create reality and the ability to express that reality. - Lee Strasberg. I’ve been acting since I was eight years old. Believe it or not, I was one of the…

“The Whip” wins the 2013 National Indie Excellence Award for Best Western

“The Whip” wins the 2013 National Indie Excellence Award for Best Western Click to read the announcement The post “The Whip” wins the 2013 National Indie Excellence Award for Best Western appeared first on Karen Kondazian.

The Whip wins USA Book News Best Historical Fiction Award

For Immediate Release November 2012 USA BOOK NEWS ANNOUNCES WINNERS AND FINALISTS OF THE 2012 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS Mainstream & Independent Titles Score Top Honors in the  9th Annual USA Best Book Awards St. Martin’s Press, Harper Collins, Crown, John Wiley & Sons, Hyperion, McGraw-Hill, Sterling, Llewellyn Worldwide, Tyndale…

 
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