Monthly Archives: May 2015

Calm Before the Storm

It is done! Doctor Jack rewrites are finished. Major background changes for two characters and ending are sorted. Fifth edit and spell check are complete. The manuscript is now ready to be proof read and checked and analysed for inconsistencies by some very particular readers (thanks to Amanda for some tips on printing out for…

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May: Doctor Jack Book Launch Month

Over the next week, I will be finishing up final polishes and furiously formatting  my novella, Doctor Jack, to ready for the book launch at the end of the month (as long as the postal service delivers on its promise). Covers, Book Trailers, Interviews and more… While we wait, check out more on Doctor Jack:…

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Friends with Benefits – what that means when you’re a writer of Steampunk

Originally posted on Cogpunk Steamscribe:
This is what I mean by friends with benefits – your characterizations benefit by having a group of protagonists and antagonists. As a writer, you need to look at your ‘cast’ and make sure they can work…

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Blog post delay Apologies

Today has been a day of technical failures. It finally looks like the end is in sight. My apologies to you, Dear Reader. I will publish today’s blog post as soon as everything has been fixed.    

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I Did A Thing – Doctor Jack Book Trailer

What I am really loving about this writing gig is that it is not just writing. I get to indulge my inner photographer and movie maker and create book covers and book trailers. Squee. Introducing… Book Trailer #2: The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Doctor Jack Book trailer #1: The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Short Stories.…

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