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Uncomfortable publishing truths…

One of my favourite authors is Gail Carriger - I adore  her work and have bought everything that she's published. I've converted my family to being her fans as well. She was my introduction into Steampunk books and I've bought several books that she's reccomended because I trust her judgement (I do check the blurb… Continue reading Uncomfortable publishing truths…

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20 Questions – Author Edition!

 It's been a while since I did a blog post. I've been in a bit of a creative slump, so I'm combating it by knitting a jumper , watching movies and playing Pokemon Go with my kids. However, I haven't stayed offline totally; I have too many author friends on Facebook to let go entirely… Continue reading 20 Questions – Author Edition!

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Melt beads, Steampunk and Bladed Fans…

I've spent most of the day today sorting through melt beads. These are the sort of bead that you put onto a spiky tray and then heat with a hot iron through greaseproof paper to glue them together; rather neatly utilising the thermal properties of the plastic they are created from. The reason I am… Continue reading Melt beads, Steampunk and Bladed Fans…