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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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Isolation tip #5

I’ve been concentrating on all the things I have to be thankful for. A thankful jar can help keep thoughts positive. Keep safe everyone. Hugs. https://youtu.be/ByFPXKG67A4

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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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Isolation tip #2

We’re all in this together. Relax. Stay well. Stay safe. I’m back, sharing another tip for surviving isolation at home. Hugs to you all https://youtu.be/6Yl7xIc3tsk

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Isolation tips #1

We’re all in this together. Relax. Stay well. Stay safe. Now, I’ve finally got my voice back (sort of), I’m sharing a few thoughts on how I get through working at home, and and tips for surviving isolation. Hugs to you all

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An unforeseen change of plans…

This time last year I was preparing to release my latest steampunk novel, The Department of Curiosities. I was in New Zealand, with my Dearheart, doing Lord of the Rings tours on the North Island, and finishing up at the Oamaru Steampunk Festival, down South. We had a ball. Met Smaug, stayed in a Victorian…

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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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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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Obligatory Year in Review, 2019.

Three things have dominated my world this year: writing, steampunk and health. Writing-wise: May saw the publication of my fifth book, The Department of Curiosities. I started this book back in 2012. The manuscript lay unfinished. (How can one write adventure when mentally drowning?) After finding a glimmer of light, with Aunt Enid in 2018,…

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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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