Author Archives: karen j carlisle

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First Review of Deadsteam

I’m excited! Deadsteam has its first review posted on Goodreads – and my short, The Case of the Murderous Migraine, got mentioned as a favourite! “What a reading delight!! …This dreadpunk (steampunk horror) anthology is a perfect way to get in the Halloween mood. These story’s are reminiscent of classic penny dreadfuls and gothic horror. …

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Reader Beware: ‘Deadsteam’ is Coming.

Do you like the more dread end of steampunk? Gaslamp? A touch of horror? Then this anthology is right up your dark, fog-drenched cobblestone alley! “Reader beware: to open this tome is to invite dread into your heart. Every page you turn will bring you closer to something wicked. And when the dead begin to…

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Patreon Update

I just shared a maker video with my #Patreon supporters just now. Become a Patron!

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R U OK?

Today is R U OK? Day. A national day of action to remind everyone that any day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?” It’s as simple as: 1. Ask 2.Listen 3. Encourage action 4. Check in For more information https://www.ruok.org.au/

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Adelaide Steampunk Festival- Parasol Duelling.

If you are coming to Adelaide Steampunk Festival 2018 on Sunday 16th September Join me and the parasol duelling team at 10.30am, on the Speaker Stage, for the Parasol Duelling Demo! Learn the basics so you’ll be ready for next year’s informal competitions.

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Guest Blog: Steampunk Maker Shane Bevin’s ‘The Final Flight of the Feisty Barnacle’.

Today I’m chatting with Shane Bevin, who will be sharing his works with us at the upcoming Adelaide Steampunk Festival, 2018. Karen: Hello, Shane. Firstly, please tell us a bit about yourself. Shane: I was born in the year that men first walked on the moon, I spent most of my school lunch money on…

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Steampunk Makers of the Antipodes

THE UNORTHODOX SOCIETY FOR THE ELUCIDATION OF RETRO-FUTURISM is a website dedicated to elucidating us on all things steampunk in the Antipodes… They have started up a list of steampunk makers in Australia. My guest post/interview is now live: http://theunorthodoxsociety.stigandr.com/2018/09/meet-your-maker-karen-j-carlisle.html If you’re in Adelaide this month, come say hello at the Adelaide Steampunk Festival and…

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