Monthly Archives: April 2015

NaNoWriMo Wrapup

April Camp NaNoWriMo is coming to an end. My goal for this adventure was to complete as least 15000 words of Doctor Jack (30-35K words). Camp is useful that way – I can write new stories, revise, edit – whatever. But how to record the rewrites? The official camp information quotes one hour of rewrites…

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What a Wonderful World.

It has been a hectic, emotional and snot-filled month. I am currently writing like mad to finish last rewrites and edits on Doctor Jack, while trying not to cough up a lung. Today I thought I would share some of the beauty I have spied over the past month. I know I need a boost.…

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Making a Spectacle of Yourself: a Steampunk Perspective of Victorian Eye Wear

Originally posted on Cogpunk Steamscribe:
Most people associate goggles with the Steampunk Aesthetic, and I have to admit I have quite a collection of goggles. However, the Victorian era had more versions of eye wear than we do today. They…

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A Spot of Tea (Duelling): a Steampunk Feminist Perspective

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I am fascinated with the way that Tea and Absinthe seem to have become the tipples of choice for the Steampunk Community. I’m even more fascinated how tea and teapots are the inspiration for such…

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Oz Comic Con Wrap Up, 2015

Oz Comic Con is over. The flurry of last minute costume construction was a success. I am particularly pleased, as we did not have to make any significant purchases for this round of ensembles. As we had several unexpected events over the past month, I was not entirely sure we would succeed. Yet, we did.…

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Tea & Tidings Newsletter has flown

Subscribers should be receiving their copy of my newsletter, Tea & Tidings soon. If you wish to subscribe for future copies, don’t forget to sign up – Just follow THIS LINK.  

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The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Doctor Jack eBook Cover Reveal

Welcome Dear Reader. I have been busy this month. Now that I have self published the first installment of The Adventures of Viola Stewart, with three short stories, I am diving into rewrites for the novella, Doctor Jack. I am ready for the next big reveal – the ebook cover for Doctor Jack.  A new book trailer…

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Competition closes to day – Win a ebook copy Viola Stewart’s First Adventures

Want a chance to win a free ebook copy of my short stories, The Adventures of Viola Stewart? This week I have been running a competition. It ends today. Just sign up for my monthly newsletter: http://karencarlisle.purplefiles.net/sign-up-email-list/ Winners will be chosen this afternoon. So time is short! Please share and leave a comment below. I…

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Steampunk Fairy Catcher Remake

Convention season is upon us. My plans to finish my Queen Victoria costume have been foiled (something to do with a writing frenzy). All is not lost. I am well on the way to completing my alternate project – the revamp of my Steampunk Fairy Catcher. My first effort of The Fairy Catcher was in…

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To all current Tea & Tidings subscribers

As a thank you to everyone who is already subscribed, a special Tea & Tidings April Extra  edition was sent to subscribers on 9th April. In it you will find details on how to get your free ebook copy of The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Short Stories. It should be in your inbox now. Yours,…

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