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And She Writes Books…

There’s a lot of news this month! Aunt Enid Update: The first box of my new book arrived and have been unboxed. Six months of work and it’s now in print! I made a video of the unboxing… Last month, Patreon supporters and newsletter subscribers got a sneak peek inside the paperback. And here it…

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Aunt Enid Updates

This month has been a hard slog. Not only have I been battling the black dog has been nipping at my heels – egged on by an insensitive insurance company – but also ‘return of the sinus infection (and laryngitis)’.  But I’ve battled on in spite of them. A big thank you to my beta readers,…

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When the Black Dog bites (may contain spoilers)

(This post was originally posted on my Patreon page on 25th May, 2018) Yesterday (last Thursday) was a very difficult day.As many of my readers and followers know, I suffer from workplace anxiety (and recently diagnosed as PTSD). It was a bad day. I had a major panic attack, following an emotional communication from my insurance…

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Road Trip #4: Steampunk Road Trip: Grand Tour ‘Wish List’

Welcome to my final Steampunk Hands Around the World post for this year. I’ve already posted about my writing research road trips, local events such at the Time Travelers’ Picnic and the annual Steampunk Festival. Now I will indulge myself and present to you with my Steampunk Grand Tour Wish List. If I could afford…

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Photo Friday: Food, Fun and My Own Book Shop

Food: Christmas dinner, leftovers and homemade shortbread (thanks, Cheryl).   Fun: The whole family is on holidays, with chances to play board games, a bonus D&D night and movie marathons. The new Labyrinth game I got for Christmas…   Not so fun: Recent storms brought downed trees and temporary power cuts through Adelaide. Luckily we…

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Photo Sunday: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas dear Reader. Today is a family day for me; a day for sharing, eating special treats and spending family time together. My friends and family know me – chocolate, books (I now have the full Simon R Green series of Blue Moon books), games and geeky things.      After a lunch of special…

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Photo Friday: Time Travellers’ Picnic

International ‘Pretend to be a Time Travellers’ Day’ is traditionally held on 8th December each year. Last Sunday we calibrated our chronospheres, jumped in the TARDIS or appropriated a Vortex Manipulator to attend this year’s picnic. It was wonderful to see members of Steampunk South Australia, Cosplay for a Cause Adelaide and Australian Costumers’ Guild, as…

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