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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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This week Patrons got some sneak peeks!

Just finished transcribing the first draft of scene 12 – the penultimate scene in  my current work-in-progress short story, Blood Ties. Patreon supporters have received sneak peeks this week. I’ll be transcribing and rewriting Scene 13 of  a vampyre story, on Friday the 13th. Woah. Serendipity is so cool. At least thirteen is my lucky number. Want…

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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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Book Squirrel Review: The Adventures of Viola Stewart

A big thank you to Book Squirrel for reviewing the first ebook in The Adventures of Viola Stewart series, ‘Three Short Stories’ – with a silver acorn! “This book presents three Victorian-style short stoeies featuring Viola Stewart at different phases of her life – one as a child, two as an adult. Throughout, she is…

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New Year: 2020 Plans (so far)

Happy new year! The new year has brought mixed feelings down here in Australia. Bushfires are still burning. Friends have been evacuated, here in South Australia, Victoria and NSW. We wait to hear if they have a home to return to. I don’t think there’s anyone in Australia not either affected directly or knows someone…

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Patreon Update and Live Chat Info

November Patreon Live Chat will be coming from the PBA FM Community Event this weekend, Saturday 11.30am to 1.00 pm (Adelaide, Australian CST ) I’ve got lots of things to talk about! Patreons also received their short story reward today. Become a Patron!

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August Behind the Scenes Patreon Reward Posted

In this month’s behind the scenes I show some covers I’ve made, share some spoilers, discuss writing and researching ‘A Fey Tale’ (second Aunt Enid book), list future planned books, reveal short stories related to series, and show the video made for a tintype photoshoot for Adelaide Steampunk Festival, 2019. If you want to join…

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