Category Archives: Writing

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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Finishing up this month’s Patreon Rewards

Finishing up this month’s Behind the Scenes video for my Patrons and some spoilers. . [#imagedescription an open laptop sits on a table. Th e laptop is silver. On it is a video editing program in use. To the right is a thermos cup of tea, and a computer mouse in a purple mouse pad] .…

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This week Patrons got some sneak peeks!

Just finished transcribing the first draft of scene 12 – the penultimate scene in  my current work-in-progress short story, Blood Ties. Patreon supporters have received sneak peeks this week. I’ll be transcribing and rewriting Scene 13 of  a vampyre story, on Friday the 13th. Woah. Serendipity is so cool. At least thirteen is my lucky number. Want…

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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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Going Where I Haven’t Gone Before…

Missed me at the Adelaide Steampunk Festival? Bought a book at the Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair and want the next one, but can’t make it to Adelaide Supanova? I’ve got great news! If you’re in Adelaide, you can now find my books in Dymocks Rundle Mall. Aunt Enid, The Department of Curiosities, and all…

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Guest Blog Post at The Passing Place

Mark Hayes  (who wrote a lovely review of ‘The Department of Curiosities’) is opening his metaphorical arms and welcoming me in – this time for a guest blog post. The brief? Anything on writing, steampunk, my own books… I thought I’d touch on it all, and revisit a ‘Steampunk Hands Around the World’ post from…

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Latest Review: With a Twist of the Nib.

Sometimes you open your emails and get a pleasant surprise. In this case it was a link to the latest post on the book blog, Suz’s Space. Suzie is one of my long-term supporters on Patreon. Not only did she write a quick review on my short story collection, With a Twist of the Nib,…

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Another Patreon Reward Delivered

Adventure Extraordinaire and Time Traveller level patrons have received A Winter’s Tale, their exclusive monthly short story rewardfor July. You can check out details of the short story reward and others at #Patreon. Pledge before end of July and you’ll be eligible for August rewards. Become a Patron!

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Aunt Enid in New Zealand…

I shared this video with my Patreon supporters when I was in New Zealand … learn more about the next Aunt Enid book. (warning: contains minor spoilers). If you would like to access more Behind the Scenes videos, then click to support me on Patreon. Become a Patron!

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Missed my Live Chat?

Today I chatted with Patreon supporters about the New Zealand steampunk festival, book donations and shared photos. Want to join in next month? Or get an exclusive short story? Check out the Patron rewards. Become a Patron!

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