Monthly Archives: March 2015

It’s Camp Time! April NaNoWriMo, 2015

I have pitched my tent. The fire is flickering and the sausages are starting to sizzle. Hot wisps of tea tickle my nose. An array of coloured pencils sit by my second draft manuscript of Doctor Jack. Camp NaNoWriMo starts today. This month I am sharing a cabin with my friend, Amanda Howard, who writes…

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Harold Cazneaux – Father of Modern Australian Photography

Originally posted on Random Phoughts:
Day 327 of Colourisation Project – March 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Eminent Australian photographer Max Dupain, acknowledged him as the “father of…

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The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Short Stories.

Thanks to Michelle Dennis for this lovely write up. Originally posted on My Wonder Emporium: Karen Carlisle is due to release three exciting short stories of mystery and adventure! I’ve been flicking about on her website and Facebook, eagerly awaiting … Continue reading

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The eccentric, prolific, multi-talented and forever interesting Victorian gentleman

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/3365503 What is it about those Victorian Gentlemen that kept them so busy, doing so many things in their life that makes fast, modern day living look as though we’re going in slow motion like an animated Horse when looked…

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Book Trailer: Introducing The Adventures of Viola Stewart

I set up a Youtube channel last year. I had great plans. It has sat empty. Until now. This month I tackled the beast and managed to work out the computer-y stuff and upload my very first Youtube video. It features a tea duel – the first recorded in Adelaide – held at last year’s…

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My Octopus/Kraken series of mugs on sale at Zazzle – Limited Time

Zazzle has 50% off mugs for the next few hours Use code ZAZSURPRISE4 Portable Art: Original artwork http://www.zazzle.com/katdb42+printed+mugs?dp=252754561626336797&pr=1500-2500 Coming soon: The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Men in Grey  and Viola Portrait mugs.  

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The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Book Cover Reveal

Good morning, dear Readers. Last week I officially announced I am self publishing the first instalments of The Adventures of Viola Stewart as short stories and novella. I am looking forward to the challenge. The finishing touches are sorted. Now I am ready for the first big reveal. The plan: Dip my toe in the Amazon…

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Canes: A Steampunk Perspective

Originally posted on Cogpunk Steamscribe:
When I was a child, my granddad used to tell me that there were special farms for growing walking canes. I don’t know if he meant to play a joke, but I imagined fields of…

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My Plans are Afoot: The Adventures of Viola Stewart

I blame high school. And sport. I was never really a sport person, though I wasn’t bad at short distance running or swimming. I even played first base or catcher for primary school softball. I used to watch the Australian cricket team in the practice nets that abutted our school oval. I toyed with renaissance…

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Self Publishing Vs Traditional Publishing

If you have not guessed by now, I have decided to try my hand at self publishing. My first venture is an ebook of three short stories – The Adventures of Viola Stewart, to be followed by the novella Doctor Jack – part of the same series.   I am currently doing one last round…

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