Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Bad News, Good News

Posted by K. S. Dearsley on Sunday, November 13, 2011, In : Competitions 
Last week I discovered that Drollerie Press, which was due to publish my fantasy novel, Discord's Child, has closed. Ouch! I can't deny it was a blow, but in the best Pollyanna fashion, I'm determined to turn this setback into an opportunity.  How? By publishing Discord's Child myself online.  
I've already registered at, now all I have to do is format everything, get my marketing plan in order and upload it - oh, and find a cover.  There are lots of sites recommended for...
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Posted by K. S. Dearsley on Tuesday, November 1, 2011,
I know it's autumn, but I decided to give my website a spring clean.  If anyone has come straight to this blog, take a look at it.  I've posted a few pieces of work - poems and fiction, and added links for everything I can find archived.
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A Private View

Posted by K. S. Dearsley on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Inspiration 
Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to the private view of artist Pauline Wood's latest exhibition in Northampton.  I love her work - it really sparks the imagination.  I've found it hard to keep up with all the weird and wonderful ideas it's inspired since.
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Good News

Posted by K. S. Dearsley on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Competitions 
I've had two pieces of good news in one week.  Bridge House Press has accepted my story, 'Heavy Air' for its science fiction anthology due out in March 2012, and my entry in the Brighton Cow competition, The Architecture of Hate' has been short-listed and selected for broadcast on Brighton hospital radio.  As good things are supposed to come in threes, I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
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About Me

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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