Monthly Archives: August 2020

Four hours til I’m live online!

You’re invited to join me in about four and a half hours, I’ll be online with Sanctuary – Asylum Steampunk Festival online. Tonight I’m chatting about my books. I’ll be at the premier for text chats if you want to ask any questions, or just chat. Tomorrow night I’m being interviewed by John from the…

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The Serendipity of Procrasti-research Comes Full Circle

This article was first published in March 2016… and finally the research has found its home. I first used aspects of the Lady Alice Mine in ‘All the Glitters’, a short story in the steampunk anthology, Den of Antiquity, 2016. ISBN: 978-0995276727 And now, after almost four years of bubbling in my brain,  A Fey Tale instroduces…

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Sanctuary – Asylum Steampunk Festival Online

Covid 19 can’t keep a good steampunk down! This year’s Asylum Steampunk Festival is going online. And it’s almost here! I was invited to participate in their literary stream. (squee!) You can learn about my books, and see my interview, by John Naylor of The Ministry of Steampunk UK. You can see my book chat…

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Plots are being hatched!

It’s tiara day for fellow author (and my editor) S.M. Kemmett – The Word Tailor plotting our takeover…. (Did I say that?) of Adelaide Steampunk Festival 2020We’ll have a table at the event…Plans will be revealed next week.

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Patrons get Sneak Peeks in August Behind the Scenes

My Patreon supporters received this month’s Behind the Scenes exclusive video with sneak peeks on current writing research, behind the scenes for Sanctuary-Asylum Steampunk Festival’s new online event,  sneak peeks of plans and early info on exclusive offers for Adelaide Steampunk Festival, and a look at my new costume for the event.  Don’t miss out…

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Meet Aunt Enid All Over Again

With the second book in the Aunt Enid mystery series due later in the year, I thought I’d let you meet Aunt Enid – or re-introduce you, if you’ve already met her. In 2018, when the first Aunt Enid novel was released, I did an interview for N.O.A. Rawle on her blog, Through the Eyes…

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The Asylum Goes Online for 2020!

You can find the link for my intro video for the Literary stream of Sanctuary Online 2020 (the online Lincoln Asylum event) HERE – on The Ministry of Steampunk’s youTube channel.It’s scheduled for 29th August at 10pm (Aussie time). Don’t forget to subscribe and set your reminder for the premier! SANCTUARY ONLINE 2020 is online…

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First Video Livechat done!

Phew. It worked! Without too many hitches. What you missed out on: me and technology,tea cups,rescheduling of ‘A Fey Tale’s’ release/book launch, book reading order for my steampunk books,how my books relate to each othersome spoilers on future planned books, fantasy books, and research for ‘A Fey Tale’when I started writing A big thank you to all…

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When the Black Dog Howls

It’s been a tough year. I’ve been visited by the Black Dog all too often over the past months. He usually bays at the door, sniffs around my feet,and leaves. This time he’s curled around my legs, only relenting on occasion, to stretch his legs for a while. But there seems no reprieve. He keeps…

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When the Black Dog Howls

It’s been a tough year. I’ve been visited by the Black Dog all too often over the past months. He usually bays at the door, sniffs around my feet,and leaves. This time he’s curled around my legs, only relenting on occasion, to stretch his legs for a while. But there seems no reprieve. He keeps…

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