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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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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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Isolation tip #7: support local businesses

Isolation is impacting local businesses and jobs… support your local business https://youtu.be/kfXqGW3mFEc

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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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Isolation tip #2

We’re all in this together. Relax. Stay well. Stay safe. I’m back, sharing another tip for surviving isolation at home. Hugs to you all https://youtu.be/6Yl7xIc3tsk

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Isolation tips #1

We’re all in this together. Relax. Stay well. Stay safe. Now, I’ve finally got my voice back (sort of), I’m sharing a few thoughts on how I get through working at home, and and tips for surviving isolation. Hugs to you all

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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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An unforeseen change of plans…

This time last year I was preparing to release my latest steampunk novel, The Department of Curiosities. I was in New Zealand, with my Dearheart, doing Lord of the Rings tours on the North Island, and finishing up at the Oamaru Steampunk Festival, down South. We had a ball. Met Smaug, stayed in a Victorian…

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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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Beat the ‘novel’ virus Panic Book Buying Frenzy!

Don’t get bored if you’re stuck at home for 2 weeks…. [#imagedescription Karen is wearing a black filter mask. The covers of her 5 books are lined across the bottom. Text at top says: Stuck at home? Panic buy your books now! Text at bottom says: www.karenjcarlisle.com/shop. Available at all good online bookstores.] . #buybooks #bookstagram #violastewartmysteries #departmentofcuriosities #auntenidmysteries #beatquarantineboredom

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