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The Tentacle Reviews…

In my hands there rests a thing of wonder, a thing of joy, a thing of imaginative splendour and chilling, spine-tingling, mind-bending weirdness… Actually, that’s a lie, it’s not in my hands, and it’s not an it, it’s a they… … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, And the Just Plain Ugly: Amazon Reviews…

Amazon reviews, like it or not, are the lifeblood of the indie author. There is sadly no way of getting away from this. It is also why there is so much grief caused by them, and the occasional bout of … Continue reading

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Alternating covers…

This is not a cover reveal. It’s a, not decided which cover to go with, reveal of the options I have before me at the moment… My original plan was that after book one I would have two characters pictured … Continue reading

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Smugglers of Sussex…

According to 19th century Sussex dialect slang, a bumblebee is a Dumbledore, don’t tell JK Rowling this… I’ve always found dialects, fascinating. Possibly because I hail from Gods own county, a place rich with a hundred dialects slowly been eroded … Continue reading

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The page count dichotomy…

In the past, I’ve written a fair few mini guides for indie writers looking to self publish. One way to sum up these posts would be to call them ‘the list of things I have done wrong then had to … Continue reading

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Indie April (may)#10: The Department of Curiosities

I have been a little swamped and didn’t get everything done in Indie April I wanted to get done. As such this is a little late… The Department of Curiosities By Karen J Carlisle Karen J Carlisle is a writer … Continue reading

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The April Report…

Occasionally people ask me about my book sales, these people fall into a couple of loose categories, curious friends, and other writers who really want to know… Mainly I find that in the case of writers it is often because … Continue reading

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