Author Archives: Karen

Writers gotta write

Daylight saving started on the weekend.  I love it, but it takes a week to get used to.  Suddenly it’s midnight and you’re not in bed, even though you have to get up at six to get ready for work.  To make matters worse, I wake up this morning at five.  Urgh.  I know from…

Another Road Giveaway

Over at Ace Books they’re giving away not just a copy of Stars Beyond, but also a copy of Stars Uncharted. If you’re interested, and you live in the US, pop across to their site and enter the Another Road sweepstakes. I love the way they’ve named it Another Road, by the way. That’s the…

Electronic money

It’s traditional, at work that when someone leaves you sign their card and put in a couple of dollars into the envelope for a going-away present.  The other day, as I signed a card for a workmate who’s leaving, I realised I had no money.  No money as in no coins (or notes).  I hadn’t…

ARCs for Stars Beyond

Friday night we arrived home to find these on our doorstep. Advanced reader copies (ARCs) for Stars Beyond. Aren’t they beautiful? It’s a funny thing with writing books, but by the time the book comes out you’ve been working on another story for months, so it’s like something from the distant past coming back to…

Biometrics–minority report is here

I went to the Romance Writers of Australia conference this weekend. A great conference, with lots of interesting talks. There were too many good presenters and interesting topics to mention, although I do have to mention Amy Andews’ closing talk. It’s a hard place to be but Amy gave an entertaining talk to a packed…