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Isolation tip #9: Try something new

Hi. Ready for something new for an isolation buster! Hugs to all. Stay safe https://youtu.be/kgXDn11cdpw  

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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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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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Introducing a New Short Collection: ‘Quarantine Reads’

Stuck at home? Bored? Trouble concentrating? Escape to adventure with my second eBook collection of short reads, Quarantine Reads. Now available via Smashwords and Amazon. I wanted to thank my readers for their support, so my Patreon supporters have received a free copy of Quarantine Reads this month, and newsletter subscribers can download a free…

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April Guest Blog Post #2 – Aether Eggs

Penny Blake invited me back to her blog, Blake and Wight, for her annual Aether Egg event. Follow the link for some freebies and specials, for some isolation reads: Aether Eggs with Karen J Carlisle We’re all in this together, and we’ll make it through. Together.  

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Introducing Kraken Ink Tea!

And to celebrate, the first 20 people to order some Kraken Ink from Wyverstone Tea will receive a voucher for a free eBook of Doctor Jack with their order! It all started at the 2019 Adelaide Steampunk Festival. Wyverstone Tea was doing tastings at the event. And they had purple tea! (Well, blue tea that…

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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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Impromptu Talk at State Library

My event calender is quickly filling up – and sometimes most unexpectedly. Last month I attended a lecture on Victorian fashion and exhibition on The Great Race (1919 air race – the South Aussies won it!) by the State Library of South Australia with our local steampunk group. I’d rung the lecturer/librarian beforehand to warn…

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Aussie Author Week on FB Readers Lounge

I received a recent invitation to be part of Aussie Author Week on the Fantasy and Sci-Fi Readers Lounge FB page. The event is running from 27th to 31st January, 2020. I’ll be posting between  11.30am-12.30pm (Adelaide/ACDT –  that’s 31st January  at 8-9pm New York/US time) If you’re on Facebook, then set your clocks to…

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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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