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A Fey Tale: Book Cover Reveal!

I’ve been teasing social media for the past month… with hints of the book cover for A Fey Tale. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3Week 4: had two posts: and the finale. Here it is. The final cover reveal for A Fey Tale, book two in The Aunt Enid Mysteries. Art and design ©2020 Karen…

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Time Travel in the 18th and 19th Centuries – repost

When you think of early time travel stories, you’ll most likely think of H. G. Wells’ 1895 novel, The Time Machine. But did you know that there were many novels and short stories, written before 1895, with time travel as a central theme. Here’s a list of stories you may be interested in checking out. I’ve added links…

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Writing Sneak Peeks… Story Research

Unboxing some books for research for ‘A Fey Tale’ and an anthology short story …

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Isolation tip #8: support your local creator writer

Many authors and creators have had events cancelled, and have no income. Support your local writer – buy their books, sign up for newsletters, join in on talks. Support other creators – buy music, buy art. Follow and chat on social media. We’re all in this together. Hugs to all. https://youtu.be/mlRKBkFCtN  

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Booklove Tuesday FB event confirmed

The date is set for May 5th, 7.00pm (AEST) – that’s 6.30pm Adelaide time this coming Tuesday. I’ve been invited to chat on this week’s Booklovers Tuesday, a weekly FB event (run by Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival – so it’s mostly crime and mysteries). I’ll be focusing on Aunt Enid, talking about setting,…

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Going International – via the Aethernet

Next month I’m sharing the aethernet with fellow Steampunks in Tuscon, for their Virtual Book Club! They’re reading ‘The Department of Curiosities’ as the book of the month. For info on how to join in, check out Madame Askew’s FB event page HERE May 17th 4.30PM (MST)/ May 18th 9.00am (ACST)

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Upcoming Event: Tuscon Steampunk Society Book Club online event

The advantage with online events, is I don’t have to pay for travel! I’ve been a semi-regular attendee of the Tuscon Steampunk Society’s Book Club meetings, via FB live. This time they’ve asked me to join them as  guest author fro their online (in keeping with social distancing and isolation requirements) May meeting, with The…

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April Guest Blog post #1

I was told the guest post would go live some time this month. I didn’t think it would be this quick! The Care and Feeding of Authors while Practising Social Distancing (or How to support your favourite Creators during the Dark Times.) was posted on Mark Hayes’ blog, The Passing Place, on 1st April (not an April…

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When one event cancels…

Another, online one, appears. I’ve been asked to be the guest author/speaker at Critical Mass SF discussion group, Adelaide. (online event). They usually meet in Adelaide CBD. From this month, they are meeting via Zoom to practice safe social/spatial distancing. This is my first official online event; I hope I can wrangle the technology! The meeting…

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April Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair Cancelled

19th April: Event Cancelled due to Covid-19 event restrictions now in Australia. (rescheduled to 5th Oct)  It’s official. The Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair has been cancelled. The second Fair is still scheduled for 5th October (long weekend).  I will have my books, tees, mugs and badges for you all then. (and should have a…

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