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Karen J. Carlisle

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Karen J Carlisle is a writer and illustrator of speculative fiction - steampunk, Victorian mystery and fantasy.
She graduated in 1986, from Queensland Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Optometry and lives in Adelaide with her family and the ghost of her ancient Devon Rex cat.
Karen first fell in love with science fiction when she saw Doctor Who as a four-year old (she can’t remember if she hid behind the couch). This was reinforced when, at the age of twelve, she saw her first Star Destroyer. She started various other long-term affairs with fantasy fiction, (tabletop) role-playing, gardening, historical re-creation and steampunk – in that order.

Her first book, Doctor Jack and Other Tales, was published in 2015. She
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eBook & Music Official Launch 30th/31st October, 2020

My new short story eBook collection, Another Twist of the Nib, and song, Spanish Flu, are being released this month.

I’ve already reached out to a few readers for reviews. I’ve announced them both and revealed the covers. Now to announce their official launch on Halloween Eve (well, it’s on 31st October for Australia, but is the 30th for the UK and US).

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