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Works at Wittegen Press - I'm Tasha and I'm an author. I run my own small publishing company (Wittegenpress.com) with my twin sister and we publish genre fiction in eBook format. Check out my G+ to see my novels.
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Today I am very pleased to be hosting fellow author and all around lovely person T.W.Fendley on my blog for the first #WriterlyWednesday  there. She is talking about Audiobooks and how to go about producing them.

I am looking for authors and bloggers to host in the future as well. If you are interested, please fill out this form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1aErdHyxnGkgPa_GL3sqN68FBsB4V2uobz4M-yMIh39s/viewform) and I'll get back to you.
I am very pleased to welcome T.W. Fendley to my blog for the very first Writerly Wednesday. Every Wednesday from now on I hope to have a guest author or talk about all thing writerly. I very much hope you enjoy this new blog ...
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It's Monster Monday again and this week I have chosen graboids, because who doesn't love a good subterranean monster? :)
Sorry for missing last week - as I mentioned in my last post, I was feeling very poorly last Monday. So this week I am back in the saddle and I have picked a favourite monster from the big and little screen. Monster Mondays ...
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So I'm taking part in the #GiveUsYourBestExcerpt  blog hop today. It is a blog hop to celebrate all things paranormal romance and I have chosen to highlight my Soul Reader series. I hope you enjoy the excerpt and there is a giveaway for the books as well.
Greetings and welcome to my blog for this fun Blog Hop, thank you to Jolie Du Pre for organising the whole thing. Do you love vampires and ghosts and all things paranormal? Then this is the blog hop for you. Don't forget to c...
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Today I share one of my favourite horror movies for Monster Mondays, Ju-on: The Grudge :)
Welcome to a new week, I hope you are all well. Today I have chosen ghosts, but specifically, vengeful ghosts. Monster Mondays posts may be fiction, film reviews, book reviews or me waxing lyrical about a particular monster...
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This is so, so, so awesome :) I love this film - it's a classic. I really must upgrade my copy to Blu-ray soon. I've had it on DVD for ages.
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Come and meet Glenn Benest on my blog today - he is a successful screen writer who has just launched his first novel with writing partner Dale Pitman.
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Yet another new idea I'm trying out on my blog #TipsTuesdays  :) This week I have a recipe for you and a book recommendation (not a full review - those are for another day :) ).
Welcome to Tips Tuesdays, a weekly blog feature where I impart tips on anything that crosses my mind :). There will be recipes, book/film/TV recs (not full reviews, those are for another day), things I discovered by accident,...
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Thanks to Jolie Du Pre over at Precious Monsters for organising this hop :D. Pop on over here to see the other blogs involved in the hop, who are all sharing excerpts from their Paranormal Romances too. So, today we’re celebrating all things paranormally…
Thanks to Jolie Du Pre over at Precious Monsters for organising this hop :D. Pop on over here to see the other blogs involved in the hop, who are all sharing excerpts from their Paranormal Romances too. So, today we’re celebrating all things paranormally romantic, and we’re sharing excerpts from that genre. Ghosts, incubi, vampires, … Continue reading Paranormal Romance Blog Hop: Give Us Your Best Excerpt! →
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Had session 2 with my awesome personal trainer Steve this morning :)
So I had my second session with my personal trainer Steve today and it was great, even though I am now mentally referring to Steve as The Punisher :). We're still in the try new things to see how I do stage and it's so much f...
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Just had to gush about my new smartCruches and my Personal Trainer :)
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Education
  • University of Kent
    Computer Systems Engineering, 1992 - 1995
  • University of Kent
    PhD in Electronics, 1995 - 1998
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Natasha Duncan, Tasha D-Drake (writing psued), Tasha Duncan (writing psued), Beren (fanfic psued)
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Author and geek.
Introduction
I'm Tasha and I'm an author. I run my own small publishing company (Wittegenpress.com) with my twin sister and we publish genre fiction in eBook format. Check out the links to see my novels.

I used to be a developer/database designer, but set off into pastures new when I was made redundant in 2010.

I have four novels out there at the moment Cat's Call a YA contemporary fantasy story, its sequel Cat's CreationSacrifice of An Angel, a fantasy/contemporary crime novel I wrote with my sister and Advent, an urban vampire novel, as well as quite a few short stories and anthologies that can be found at Wittegen Press.

I have also written fanfiction for many a year which can be found at My Livejournal (beren_wrties), or my AO3 account.
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I have four novels published at the moment, all contemporary fantasy or urban horror. I have a PhD :).
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  • Wittegen Press - I'm Tasha and I'm an author. I run my own small publishing company (Wittegenpress.com) with my twin sister and we publish genre fiction in eBook format. Check out my G+ to see my novels.
    Director, 2010 - present
  • Chaucer Digital
    Systems Consultant/Developer, 2001 - 2009
  • London Capital Group
    Developer, 2009 - 2010
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The Soul Reader Series - #GiveUsYourBestExcerpt - Paranormal Romance Blo...
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My Awesome New Crutches and Personal Trainer
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So I have some new crutches and they are fabulous. This is them: They are called smartCRUTCH and they use the whole of the forearm rather th

Guest Interview - Glenn Benest author of INK
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Today I am very pleased to welcome fellow author Glenn Benest to my blog to talk a little about himself and his new book INK. Interview - Gl

Guest post: C.D. Gallant-King, Interview - Ten Thousand Days
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Today I am pleased to welcome to my blog fellow author and friend from the AtoZChallenge, C.D. Gallant-King for an interview and to talk abo

Monster Mondays #5 - I Am Dead (humorous zombie short story)
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Good morning on this grey Monday, I hope you have all had a good week. Today I offer a short work of fiction for Monster Monday. I wrote thi

Chrys Fey - Witch/Ghost Blog Tour
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Today I am very pleased to welcome Chrys Fey to my blog on her Witch/Ghost Blog tour. Chrys and I met through the AtoZchallenge and she's a

Prophet of the Badlands Tour - Matthew Cox - Sentimental Attachments to ...
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Today I have the cheerful duty of welcoming fellow author Matthew Cox to my blog to talk about his new book Prophet of the Badlands and his

Eurovision!!!!
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So, who's looking forward to Eurovision tomorrow? I AM :) For those who are unfamiliar with this annual tradition when Europe goes completel

AtoZChallenge2015 - Z is for Zuul
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Hello and welcome to day 26 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Here were are on the last day and for once Z wasn't difficult :). We're with Ghostbus

AtoZChallenge2015 - X is for Xoanon
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Hello and welcome to day 24 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Xoanon is another "god" from Tom Baker era Doctor Who - there were so many good ones

AtoZChallenge2015 - V is for Vyres/ Vinz Clortho
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Hello and welcome to day 22 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Vyres To video games! Vyres is a character from Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, a strategy

AtoZChallenge2015 - U is for Umberlee
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Hello and welcome to day 21 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Now we're in the realm of Dungeons and Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game. May I

AtoZChallenge2015 - T is for Thor
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Hello and welcome to day 20 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Happy Thor's day :). So here we are at my third and last Thunder God - promise :). Th

AtoZChallenge2015 - R is for Raiden
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Hello and welcome to day 18 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. I really only know Raiden from the Mortal Kombat films since I don't play the video g

AtoZChallenge2015 - Q is for Q
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Hello and welcome to day 17 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Who doesn't love Q? Q is from the Star Trek universe, being first introduced in the p

AtoZChallenge2015 - P is for Paladine
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Hello and welcome to day 16 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Paladine is one of the major deities from the Dragonlance series of fantasy books. He

AtoZChallenge2015 - O is for Onimar Synn
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Hello and welcome to day 15 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Now I'm usually a Marvel girl, but I have dipped into DC to bring you Onimar Synn. He

AtoZChallenge2015 - N is for Nienna
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Hello and welcome to day 14 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Nienna is a character from J.R.R.Tolkien's legendarium (his collective works of Middl

AtoZChallenge2015 - M is for Muad'Dib
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