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First Video Livechat done!

Phew. It worked! Without too many hitches. What you missed out on: me and technology,tea cups,rescheduling of ‘A Fey Tale’s’ release/book launch, book reading order for my steampunk books,how my books relate to each othersome spoilers on future planned books, fantasy books, and research for ‘A Fey Tale’when I started writing A big thank you to all…

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A Fey Tale: Book Cover Reveal!

I’ve been teasing social media for the past month… with hints of the book cover for A Fey Tale. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3Week 4: had two posts: and the finale. Here it is. The final cover reveal for A Fey Tale, book two in The Aunt Enid Mysteries. Art and design ©2020 Karen…

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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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Here Be Monsters: a short story update.

A couple of weeks ago I spent eight hours of burrowing down the research hole to find details of a specific steamship (London to Adelaide, 1888) for a short story I’m writing for a steampunk/gothic anthology submission. I finally found a Trove article with everything I need, including weather on the trip… Then realised the…

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Patreon Reward, Behind the Scenes video, is delivered!

It’s time for some more Behind the Scenes for my #Patreon supporters. This month’s rewards included some poems, a heads up on the completion of a secret project, upcoming events to be confirmed, and videos of #authorsforfireys visit and library donation video. I talked tea, discussed a new short story in progress and revealed it’s…

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Inside The World of The Department of Curiosities; An Interview/Guest Blog

You can find my latest interview on Phoebe Darqueling’s blog, as part of her world-building showcase. I reveal some information about my third steampunk series, The Wizard of St Giles, which I will be working on after The Department of Curiosities is finished. I also give a few hints on background story shenanigans, and where…

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Miss my talk on Steampunk?

The video of my steampunk talk at Adelaide Steampunk Festival is now live on my youtube channel (with subtitles). And I’ve finally finished the subtitles for my talk at last year’s Steampunk Festival…  

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Guest Blog Post at The Passing Place

Mark Hayes  (who wrote a lovely review of ‘The Department of Curiosities’) is opening his metaphorical arms and welcoming me in – this time for a guest blog post. The brief? Anything on writing, steampunk, my own books… I thought I’d touch on it all, and revisit a ‘Steampunk Hands Around the World’ post from…

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Another Patron Reward Delivered!

The September Behind the Scenes Video for my Patreon supporters is now live. Thank you, all! Become a Patron!

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