Author Archives: karen j carlisle

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Inside The World of The Department of Curiosities; An Interview/Guest Blog

You can find my latest interview on Phoebe Darqueling’s blog, as part of her world-building showcase. I reveal some information about my third steampunk series, The Wizard of St Giles, which I will be working on after The Department of Curiosities is finished. I also give a few hints on background story shenanigans, and where…

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New Year: 2020 Plans (so far)

Happy new year! The new year has brought mixed feelings down here in Australia. Bushfires are still burning. Friends have been evacuated, here in South Australia, Victoria and NSW. We wait to hear if they have a home to return to. I don’t think there’s anyone in Australia not either affected directly or knows someone…

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Donate to KI and South Australian Fire Victims

Just over 12 hours left to bid. Winning bid is currently $150. I’m auctioning my book, ‘Aunt Enid’ (set in the Adelaide Hills), a book club visit, a character named after you, bookmark and shout out. Winner donates to SERF – State Emergency Relief Fund in South Australia – or the KI Mayoral Relief and Recovery Bushfire…

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Tea and Tidings newsletter is on its way.

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Obligatory Year in Review, 2019.

Three things have dominated my world this year: writing, steampunk and health. Writing-wise: May saw the publication of my fifth book, The Department of Curiosities. I started this book back in 2012. The manuscript lay unfinished. (How can one write adventure when mentally drowning?) After finding a glimmer of light, with Aunt Enid in 2018,…

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Time Travellers’ Picnic 2019

Steampunks and time travellers converged on Adelaide Botanic Gardens for a picnic. We were blaessed with glorious weather and had a visit from the Lost Ninth Legion. Finally posting the event video.  A little late? Ha! Time is irrelevent.  

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New Project Sneak Peek for Patreon Supporters

I’ve got a new project on the go! More about that when it’s complete. My wonderful Patreon supporters got a sneak peek today. Feel like you missed out?  Why not sign up to join in the fun. By pledging just $1 a month you can get sneak peeks as well. Become a Patron!

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