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A minor hiccup… back to reality.

The problem with chronic health issues and anxiety is you never know what the next 24 hours holds in store. On Sunday night, I woke at about 3.30am. My feet (left leg), lips and fingers were tingly. Not always a good sign. My pulse felt like it was fluttering. Nausea swept over me. I panicked.…

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Merry Christmas/ Happy Holidays

Thank you for your support this year. Enjoy the holidays. Contact a friend or family member. Share memories. Read a book. Eat chocolate. Be kind to yourself. You deserve it. Virtual hugs to you all, no matter how you’re spending this week. Not long now. 2020 is almost over… Hugs to you all.

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Guest Blog Post at ‘The Passing Place’

It’s Indie October over at Mark Hayes’ blog, The Passing Place.¬† It’s not an easy journey for authors. 2020 has seen Covid lockdowns, government budget cuts for the Arts, an apparent paper shortage and print delays. It’s even harder for Indie authors… especially when we aren’t taken seriously. Follow this link to read my latest…

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The bad… the good… and the soon to be revealed

Okay… the bad news first: I doubt I will have A Fey Tale polished enough for publication before the end of the year. ¬†Then there’s the beta reader round and final editing… Yes, blame Covid, if you like. It sucks. Depression and anxiety suck (the words right out of my head). I’m now aiming for…

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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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Isolation tip #5

I’ve been concentrating on all the things I have to be thankful for. A thankful jar can help keep thoughts positive. Keep safe everyone. Hugs. https://youtu.be/ByFPXKG67A4

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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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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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Patron Video Reward Public Reveal: Need More Tea!

Last year, I asked my upper tier supporters, how long should I wait before releasing parts of the Behind the Scenes Patreon reward videos for public viewing. The concesus was about three months… This short video, Need More Tea Kappys Road Trip, was part of the October, 2019 Behind the Scenes Patreon reward. It has…

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