Noises At Night

Josephine Marlin & The Alternatives

A project in Launceston, AU by Karen Eastland
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A new urban fantasy coming this Xmas, Josephine Marlin & the Alternatives are on a bicycle ride that will change their lives forever.
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Dates: Nov 11th -> Dec 11th (30 days)
Project By: Karen Eastland
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Thank you for your support

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
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Final Update

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarters, Today I have edited 7 chapters and created 3 new ones. At the moment I have 7 left to edit, but they're all quite long and will likely be split into two. Also chapters 1-5 are between 5000 and 7000 words in length, so they too... (Read More)

Today a new chapter was created

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
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Vila

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Vila - chapter 5 - final edit    (Read More)

Chapter 4 - Vila's Forest of Men

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Chapter 4 - Vila's Forest of Men - Final edit.    (Read More)

The Getaway Mobile

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Chapter 3, The Getaway Mobile - final edit.    (Read More)

Day 2 of final edit

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the first in a series of small podcasts about day two of my final edit. Today I talk to you about chapters 3-5 of Josephine Marlin and The Alternatives.    (Read More)

Final edit of chapter 2

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This is a series of short podcasts to document my editing experience for my first novel to share with you.    (Read More)

Final edit of chapter 1

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This is a series of short podcasts to document my editing experience for my first novel to share with you.    (Read More)

Day 1 of final editing

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This is a series of short podcasts to document my editing experience for my first novel to share with you.    (Read More)

Josephine Marlin – Release date

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
7th day of December, 2017. The Novel Josephine Marlin & the Alternatives will be available mid December. I'm on the downhill run with a release date being the 16th of December. I have begun to receive feedback from the editor, and I begin the... (Read More)

The book cover

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a week since my backers have had access to the final book cover. I'm very happy with it and it represents Josephine Marlin and the Alternatives very well. My kickstarter is quickly coming to an end and I will finish as the book around the... (Read More)

Who are Bob and Eric?

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Bob and Eric as two older men who wander the city at night watching over the homeless as they sleep and killing any ‘Nasties’ they might meet. You can imagine how Pony might react to that... or how Bob and Eric might react to Pony... They get... (Read More)

Editing update

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
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To tenses, or not to tense

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
My biggest problem with my stories is maintaining the same tense throughout. One of the things I will be doing this week is searching my manuscript for words like ‘is,’ ‘has,’ etc... Because Josephine Marlin and the Alternatives is told from... (Read More)

Kaz Talkz Day 5 pm Edit

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
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Kaz Talkz Day 5 am Edit

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
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Who is Vila?

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Vila is a Daemon, an Imp. She is a trickster with the ability to create portals but the only portals Vila creates are illusions to trick the unseen, the unknown, the unawares. Josephine Marlin & The Alternatives   Vila is only 12 inches tall.... (Read More)

Shoveling shit from a seated position

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I would like to talk about Stephen Kings statement from his Book, On writing: Shoveling shit from a sitting position. I have not only read about this in Stephens book, I have actually experienced it. What he is saying is that during the... (Read More)

Show versus Tell

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I have found that in some places I tell, more than show the reader what is happening. Luckily I know where the story is going and how the story ends. I am so wrapped up in the story that because it is composed from a first person point of view... (Read More)

The hook in your book

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I talk about the hook in your book. That is the opening sentence of the first chapter in your book. It’s an extremely important sentence, as too is the entire paragraph. That sentence, that paragraph means that and editor or reader will be... (Read More)

Who is Queen Amatheia?

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Queen Amatheia is the Mermaid queen adored by many of the water folk and lives a tranquil life caring for her subjects through fresh and salted. Queen Amatheia Tonight Queen Amatheia was perched atop a mound of rock and twig crafted for her by her... (Read More)

The final book cover

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
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New book cover

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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Rear of the new book cover

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Josephine Marlin & The Alternatives      (Read More)

Front of the new book cover

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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Editing update

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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Who is Prince Jasiah Rannulf... aka Jason?

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
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Book cover change tomorrow

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
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Who is King Pybba Pavitral?

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
King Pavitral is ruler to one of many suites watching over Josephine and although he has seen Del before the night of the battle, that night he truly sees her soul. In his human form he is known as Mark. So drawn to Delequin is the young King, that... (Read More)

Kaz Talkz

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, I am nothing if not prolific. As you may have noticed, I have began a daily (5 days a week) podcast called, 'Kaz Talkz'. I am also converting the podcasts to 'Kaz Radio', for those of you who do not want to load vidseo every time. The... (Read More)

Discovery and Pantser

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Transcript: I feel it is better to get this out at the get go. I am what is called a discovery writer. I’m not a pantser, pantser is term used to imply that someone is doing something and only achieving it by the seat of their pants. A discovery... (Read More)

Day 3 progression update

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
This the day 3 run down about where I am with Josephine Marlin & The Alternatives    (Read More)

What is Vellum

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, I would like to show you what Vellum is and why it is an important tool for my publishing of all of my books into the future. Vellum for Mac   Vellum adds classic touches like custom drop caps and ornamental flourishes are included in both... (Read More)

Who is Del Sirenia?

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Del Sirenia has short dark, wavy hair and legs that go on for days. Her dark eyes have a shine to them that sometimes catches in the light, be it moon or sun, and blinds Jo for a few seconds every now and again. Again, no-one but Jo seems to notice.... (Read More)

New Reward added

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, I have just this morning added a new reward: Pledge AU$ 50 or more and get a Personal message in free Paperback Book I will give away 1 signed copy of the paperback book to the first 5 backers. With a short personal message of your... (Read More)

Who is Mel Karchovc?

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Mel Karchovc is a beautiful individual. Her beauty comes from within. She’s very pretty, but add that inner shine, and she outshines all her friends every time. This doesn’t bother her friends, they are all very confident, happy young women…... (Read More)

Editing - Day 2

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
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Editing - Day 1

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
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Who is Sue Darlkon?

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Sue Darlkon also lives a double life. She’s a little plump compared to her friends, but that in no way means she is fat. She is just perfect. Sue has an inner shine, but her transformation into her other self, is not the same as it is for Mel. Sue... (Read More)

Chapter 3 - The getaway mobile

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
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Chapter 2 -The Slice n Dice room

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
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Chapter 1 Pony

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Pony My eyes began adjusting to the darkness. The cold made me shiver and I could feel the wetness of the floor seeping through my jeans. I had no idea where I was and to top it all off, I had the migraine from Hell. I began feeling around for... (Read More)

Who is Kaz Silverton?

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Kaz Silverton is the angriest person Jo has ever met, but she’s her friend. Kaz doesn’t go in for all that grooming nonsense. She has untamed frizzy black hair that she rubs oils through. The girls aren’t even sure if she uses shampoo and... (Read More)

My Radio Advertisement

November 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning, KSUN 95.9, "The Voice of The People," Wichita's only community based, public radio station is this week, mentioning my book on air.    (Read More)

Who are Ann and Deb Katsaros?

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Ann and Deb Katsaros are twins from a deeply rooted Greek family, who Jo believes was probably on the same ship as her great grandparents sailing to new lands. Deb and Ann are beautiful with long and full chestnut brown hair and pretty almond shaped... (Read More)

Who is Pony Achress?

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Pony Achress is an awkward young woman who loves her friends so much, that when she died, they were the first people she started to kidnap. Until her death, Pony also worked and played with Jo and the girls, but one day she caught the eye of Horse.... (Read More)

Who is Josephine Marlin?

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Each day I will release another Bio for the characters in: Josephine Marlin & The Alternatives Pre story... Josephine Marlin comes from an extremely prominent family who owns several fortune 500 companies across Australia and the world.... (Read More)

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