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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…

Reader Beware: ‘Deadsteam’ is Coming. was originally published on karen j carlisle

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Guest Blog Post: Revelry at Steampunk Coffeetime Romance and More

Greetings and welcome to the Steampunk Revelry at my guest blog post at Steampunk Coffeetime Romance and More! Sit down, have a cup of tea and join me in an overindulgence of dark chocolate. Today we celebrate the launch of my new book, The Adventures of Viola Stewart Journal #1: Doctor Jack and Other Tales (paperback compilation)…

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Writing in the Shadows

The Adventures of Viola Stewart: Three Shorts is now formatted and almost ready to publish. I am now in the middle of final rewrites (hopefully) of Doctor Jack, the next instalment of The Adventures of Viola Stewart. Doctor Jack is a novella length tale – an alternative historical retelling of a more malevolent subject. When I am…

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My Plans are Afoot: The Adventures of Viola Stewart

I blame high school. And sport. I was never really a sport person, though I wasn’t bad at short distance running or swimming. I even played first base or catcher for primary school softball. I used to watch the Australian cricket team in the practice nets that abutted our school oval. I toyed with renaissance…

My Plans are Afoot: The Adventures of Viola Stewart was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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Blood Moon Rising

Yesterday was a full lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon. I was going to write a post about Victorian astronomy but a friend of mine at mentioned she was going to as well. (check it out at Cogpunk Steamscribe).  What to do? I was inspired to write a piece of flash fiction introducing…

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