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Free Harvey Duckman

To celebrate the release of Harvey Duckman Presents Book 3 on Halloween. The Kindle edition of the first book in this wonderful series is available free on Kindle on the 30th and 31st. If you have not yet got a … Continue reading

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A Sense Of Wonder: Indie October guest post by Karen J Carlisle

Bear with me, Dear Reader. I’m about to tell you a tale –one that will offer you a glimpse into the circuitous route to my present mindset and how steampunk has made my life better by restoring a sense of … Continue reading

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Them That Ask No Questions…

Readers are seldom aware of just how much research can go into writing a novel. It’s a neat trick of smoke and mirrors most writers perform, in that the research gets hidden beyond plain sight, so the reader never see … Continue reading

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Creative Osmosis: Indie October Guest Post By Nils Nisse Visser

Please don’t get me wrong on this. I receive short book reviews with fierce and joyous exclamations that will startle the cats into a sulk. I’m at the self-publishing Indie stage where reviews, rather than the occasional sale, are the … Continue reading

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Steampunk and Clocks: Indie October guest post By M. Holly-Rosing

What is it about steampunk and clocks? Where ever you look you see time pieces and their requisite gears churning away reminding us of the inevitable march of time.  It is a curious thing really, to be able to see … Continue reading

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My Five Favourite Writing Rums: Indie October Guest Post By CG Hatton

CG Hatton, author of the wonderful Thieves Guild Series, who is busy slaving away with the eight novel and thus in need of more rum, presents her five favourite writing rums! This is because she has a wonderful way of … Continue reading

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How to kill a hundred people: A Indie October guest post by Nimue Brown

Let me begin by explaining Hopeless Maine. It started life as a graphic novel series set on an imaginary island off the coast of Maine. There’s now a role play game, prose books in the offing and other things in … Continue reading

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Alternate History Fantasy and Historical Fantasy: Indie-October guest post from Liz Tuckwell

Thanks to Mark Hayes for generously offering me the opportunity to write an article/have a rant about a topic on his blog. This one may be a little pedantic but is dear to my heart. As well all know, fantasy … Continue reading

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The Joy of Thursday Nights: Indie-October guest post from Amy Wilson

  I was absolutely not looking for a writing group. I had nothing against writing groups, I was sure that they were wonderful for some people. It’s just that I didn’t think I would be one of them. I had … Continue reading

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Indie-October looms…

Back in April as regular, and the occasional passing readers may remember I did a series of posts for Indie April. Posts all about various indie writers and creatives and their work. This was a surprisingly successful endeavour and as … Continue reading

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