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MassCon 2021 – Wrap Up

I love online events. Not only does it ease my social anxiety, it allows me to meet new friends and catch up with existing friends (and writers, and steampunks) from all over the world. This weekend, the local Adelaide SF/F group, Critical Mass, held their (usually) annual mini con online. The organiser, Roman (a friend),…

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Mass Con 2021 Online event

Join me for my first event of 2021! Sunday 31st January – 12noon – 8pm (ACDT) Mass Con 2021 is an Australian based online (fan) SF con (via Zoom), hosted by the Adelaide SF group, Critical Mass. I’m sitting in on a few panels. Should be fun. Join me for the steampunk tea at 4.20pm…

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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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Isolation Tip #3 (oops missed posting it!)

Tip #3 – Sorry forgot to post the link to it before #4… what day is it again?

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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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Time Travellers’ Picnic 2019

Steampunks and time travellers converged on Adelaide Botanic Gardens for a picnic. We were blaessed with glorious weather and had a visit from the Lost Ninth Legion. Finally posting the event video.  A little late? Ha! Time is irrelevent.  

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Event Video: Comic and Toy Fair

It’s live! Visit the Artists’ Alley, collectors, fan and sports clubs… at the fifth Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair. Thanks to everyone to stopped by for a chat. It was great to meet new people (and readers!) A big hello to my #1 fan, Tilly. Great to see you again.

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Welcome to the Adelaide Steampunk Festival!

Meet the makers and creators, see the costumes, join in the fun. The Adelaide Steampunk Festival is back. Video is now live on my youtube channel. Watch this space, there are more videos to come!

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Historic New Zealand, Steampunk and Writing Research.

I’m back from my trip to New Zealand for the longest running Steampunk Festival in the Southern Hemisphere, in Oamaru. I’ll be posting photos and videos during the month as I work my way through about a thousand photos and videos. I’ve joined the the League of Victorian Imagineers, which includes such illustrious members as…

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Book launch day: Happy Birthday, Tillie Meriwether.

Join me for the FB virtual book launch of The Department of Curiosities, and celebrate Tillie’s birthday! I’ll also be posting pics on Patreon, Instagram and Twitter during the day. Click HERE for information on where to buy The Department of Curiosities

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