Browsing Archive: August, 2011

How to Get Noticed

Posted by K. S. Dearsley on Monday, August 29, 2011,
The best way to promote your work could be to get it featured on BBC's Radio 4.  Recently a spokesperson for Dickens Journals Online (DJO) was on a programme telling the presenter about the organisation's project to get text copies of Households Words and All Year Round online in time for Charles Dickens's bicentenary next January.  Facsimiles of the originals had been scanned using Optical Character Recognition (OCR), but sometimes words were misread or paragraphs were jumbled, so every issu...
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Posted by K. S. Dearsley on Thursday, August 4, 2011,
I'm back!  I hadn't planned on taking a two month break from my blog, but real life has a way of intervening.
One of our bichons, Sophie, had an operation on her luxating patella (trick knee) and refused to stay in a crate (who can blame her?).  This meant she needed constant watching.  Just as I thought I was catching up, my computer succumbed to senile dementia - the poor thing's over 10 years old and simply can't cope any more.
Cue Nick and Eric of Apple Online Store coming to the rescue w...
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My writing career began as a freelance feature writer for the local press, businesses and organisations. Now a prize-winning playwright and short story writer, my work has appeared in numerous publications on both sides of the Atlantic. I write as K. S. Dearsley because it saves having to keep repeating my forename, and specialise in fantasy and other speculative genres.

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