Monthly Archives: January 2019

New Year. New Challenges. New Goals.

Goal #1: Getting Noticed  This year I’m concentrating on getting my name out there… People can’t read my books if they don’t know they exist! As an indie author I have to do all my own marketing, advertising and wangling to get my name seen.  And the best way of doing this is ‘word of mouth’,…

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Tea & Tidings January Reboot is on its Way

Hi to my subscribers. First: a massive apology for the wrong link in the newsletter sent out last night. I’d mistakenly linked an article meant for a true crime writer friend of mine. That’s what happens when I do things in the wee hours. The corrected copy of the newsletter is winging its way to…

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Super Indie: Indie Fiction at Supanova

Originally posted on Tulpa Magazine:
Indie fiction was the rising star at Adelaide’s Supanova convention in 2018. Indie fiction being a title self- published by the author rather than a house publisher. As part of Artist Alley’s Indie Press Zone,…

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My Patrons got Character Naming Rights Today!

Hi Readers, Today my Patreon supporters received: a rundown on the current state of rewrites for The Department of Curiosities: For the Good of the Empire, oggled some exclusive pics, a few minor story spoilers, found out how to get ARCs of DOC, got naming rights for a character advance notice of an upcoming event…

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Booktopia Favourtie Aussie Author Poll is Back!

This year I’m trying to get my name out there… Here’s one way! Feel free to nominate me as your favourite Australian author on the Booktopia annual poll, 2019. Fill in the form on the Booktopia page (one point for nomination), buy one of my books (for five points towards nomination). The top 50 authors will…

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Being Black and Female in Steampunk

Originally posted on Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance:
When I started getting into steampunk a couple of years ago, my first question was “There’s no slavery in this, right?” I was met with a very emphatic “NO!” It’s not like…

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