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Stars Uncharted. Character-oriented space opera. A chase through space. All Nika and Josune want to do is survive, but the Company is after them, and in this universe, the Company always wins.

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Linesman series

Linesman series

If you're looking for the Linesman series, click here to see more about Ean Lambert and his friends. There are three books, Linesman, Alliance and Confluence.

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Monthly progress report

Monthly progress report

We also do a monthly progress report, which is a moodometer of how we're feeling at the start of the month, and a quick summary of anything important that happened.

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Hello, and welcome to S. K. Dunstall.com, the website for authors Sherylyn and Karen Dunstall.

 

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    A reader question about the lines

    A reader asks: When Gruen comes aboard her ship luckily all went fine. But what if Ean hadn’t said, “Don’t kill,” through the lines and she had not listened to humans and killed Radko and Ean? How would the Gruen lines feel with Ean dead, especially line eight which could have saved him, but did... Read more →

    Continuing on from last week’s theme on automation

    Maybe it was talking about bots that set it off, but last week our washing machine stopped working. We did the obvious. Plugged it into a different power source. It still didn’t work.  We still had power everywhere else in the house, so it took a while for us to check the fuses. Sure enough,... Read more →

    Beat the bots

    Easter Monday and the Anzac day holiday were in the same week this year, which meant that if you took three days’ leave, then you ended up with an unbroken stretch of ten straight days of holiday. Naturally, I took it. We both did. Which is fine, except Monday, Wednesday and Fridays turned into a... Read more →

    Why does everyone have to die?

    Spoilers here for Jim Butcher’s Codex Alera series.  If you don’t want to know how it ends, don’t read on.  Well, not so much how it ends, but who survives. Jim Butcher’s first book in the Codex Alera was on sale for US99c (about A$1.50). I bought it, and even though my TBR pile is... Read more →

    Bad writing habits

    I’m making changes to Stars Beyond, based on our editor’s feedback.  A few changes to the first chapter. Well, let’s be honest, more than a few. (It’s okay, not a total rewrite, we did leave some words the same at the end of the chapter.) Sherylyn is following along behind, unmaking half of them. “But... Read more →