Tag Archives: steampunk

Going International – via the Aethernet

Next month I’m sharing the aethernet with fellow Steampunks in Tuscon, for their Virtual Book Club! They’re reading ‘The Department of Curiosities’ as the book of the month. For info on how to join in, check out Madame Askew’s FB event page HERE May 17th 4.30PM (MST)/ May 18th 9.00am (ACST)

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Upcoming Event: Tuscon Steampunk Society Book Club online event

The advantage with online events, is I don’t have to pay for travel! I’ve been a semi-regular attendee of the Tuscon Steampunk Society’s Book Club meetings, via FB live. This time they’ve asked me to join them as  guest author fro their online (in keeping with social distancing and isolation requirements) May meeting, with The…

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Introducing a New Short Collection: ‘Quarantine Reads’

Stuck at home? Bored? Trouble concentrating? Escape to adventure with my second eBook collection of short reads, Quarantine Reads. Now available via Smashwords and Amazon. I wanted to thank my readers for their support, so my Patreon supporters have received a free copy of Quarantine Reads this month, and newsletter subscribers can download a free…

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April Guest Blog Post #2 – Aether Eggs

Penny Blake invited me back to her blog, Blake and Wight, for her annual Aether Egg event. Follow the link for some freebies and specials, for some isolation reads: Aether Eggs with Karen J Carlisle We’re all in this together, and we’ll make it through. Together.  

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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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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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Patron Video Reward Public Reveal: First Books in Dymocks!

This is the second short video public reveal, from one of last year’s Behind the Scenes #Patreon video rewards. You can tell I was excited to get my books on the shelf at Dymocks, Rundle Mall Adelaide. Don’t forget to tell your friends where to get them (while they’re on consignment). Not all the videos will…

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Impromptu Talk at State Library

My event calender is quickly filling up – and sometimes most unexpectedly. Last month I attended a lecture on Victorian fashion and exhibition on The Great Race (1919 air race – the South Aussies won it!) by the State Library of South Australia with our local steampunk group. I’d rung the lecturer/librarian beforehand to warn…

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The Departments of Curiosities Review

There’s a new review on both Amazon and Smashwords. Thank you to G Walden for taking the time to share this review: “I was fortunate to have won this book in a contest, and I am so happy I did. Steampunk is not a genre I would normally choose, however,I found this book extremely well…

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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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