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Natasha Duncan-Drake
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.
Attended University of Kent
Lives in Canterbury, UK
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Today I'm going for an alien monster - The Go'auld from Stargate. Such great baddies.
Sorry I'm late posting today - I was teaching my sister all the things my new Personal Trainer showed me at the weekend and it took us ages :). Monster Mondays posts may be fiction, film reviews, book reviews or me waxing ly...
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I was recently asked if this hop includes more than just M/F pairings.  The answer is YES!  F/F AND M/M are more than welcome! http://www.preciousmonsters.com/p/give-us-your-best-excerpt.html #paranormalromance   #bloghop   #blogger   #author  
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Saw a fantastically funny film last night called What We Do In The Shadows, so had to tell the world :). Here is my review.
Title: What We Do In The Shadows Rating: 15 Cast: Jemaine Clement ... Vladislav Taika Waititi ... Viago Jonny Brugh ... Deacon (as Jonathan Brugh) Cori Gonzalez-Macuer ... Nick Stuart Rutherford ... Stu Jackie van Beek ... Ja...
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I backed their kickstarter and have been wanting to see it.
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I saw Ex Manchina recently, so this week I decided to talk about evil machines for Monster Monday. There are so many to choose from :) - come and share your favs with me.
Welcome to this week's Monster Monday, I hope it finds you all well. Since I saw Ex Machina recently (and there're 2 hours I'm never getting back) I decided to talk about evil machines for today's entry. Monster Mondays post...
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For Monster Mondays today I have chosen vampires, specifically, The Lair, because, of course gay vampires are the best :). Join me for some cheese ::g::.
Good morning (or afternoon or evening :)) I hope this Monday finds you all well. Today I am dipping into one of my favourite things for my monster: the vampire genre, and I have a recommendation for you. Monster Mondays post...
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My thoughts on Mad Max: Fury Road, which I saw at the end of last week.
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It's epic fantasy time for this week's Monster Monday as I present Queen Gedren from Red Sonja.
Welcome to Monster Monday #8 and this week I have chosen a human monster, but one from epic fantasy. I do hope you enjoy my post. Monster Mondays posts may be fiction, film reviews, book reviews or me waxing lyrical about a ...
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FB3X Drabble Cascade #117 - word of the week is reflex
Come along and join in, be inspired by our word of the week and write a flash fiction, or drabble (100 wds) in any genre, any format you fancy. You can then share a link to your work at the blog post below.
Plus, we have 2 drabbles for your enjoyment:
Flight of Fire (Part 25) (PG, m/m, Fantasy) - Stephan is following his instincts.
Reflex Action - There are some drawbacks to being a mage apprentice...
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Today I have the talented +C.D. Gallant-King on my blog giving some insight into the dark recesses of his mind (an interview ;)) and his new book Ten Thousand Days. Please drop by and have a chat.
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 about his book Ten Thousand Days. Interview Can you tell us a little about yourself?...
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My sis has new kitties, aren't they adorable :)
 
Welcoming Some New Feline Members of Our Family
Ythran, you'll always be in my heart. Some of you will have read my blog post last month when I lost my feline friend of 15 years, Ythran. I'm going to miss him for a very long time. I miss him coming in through the cat flap and meowing a greeting. I miss h...
Ythran, you'll always be in my heart. Some of you will have read my blog post last month when I lost my feline friend of 15 years, Ythran. I'm going to miss him for a very long time. I miss him coming in through the cat flap ...
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Today I am welcoming author, Chrys Fey, who is on a book tour talking about her two books, Ghost of Death & Witch of Death. Pop along and let her know what your favourite ghost and witch movies are :).
Hi, everyone! I’m Chrys Fey and I am here to tell you about my newest short stories Ghost of Death and Witch of Death. A ghost is the soul of a dead person that lingers on earth after their death. The living can someti...
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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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Author, Cover designer, Techie
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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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Maidstone, UK
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Guest post: C.D. Gallant-King, Interview - Ten Thousand Days
tashasthinkings.blogspot.com

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)
tashasthinkings.blogspot.com

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
tashasthinkings.blogspot.com

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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Hello and welcome to day 13 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Muad'Dib, also know as Paul-Muad'Dib and Paul Atreides is from the series of books ab

AtoZChallenge2015 - K is for Kroll
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Hello and welcome to day 11 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Kroll is one of those awesome monsters from Tom Baker era Doctor Who. You can probabl

Guest Post: Barbara Freethy - Callaway Blog Tour
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Today I am very happy to welcome Author Barbara Freethy to my blog to talk about her books The Callaway Family Novels. #1 NY Times Bestselli

AtoZChallenge2015 - I is for Issa, Blind Io
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Hello and welcome to day 9 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Issa Issa is a god from the book series The Belgariad and The Malorean by David Edding

AtoZChallenge2015 - H is for Herne the Hunter, Hathor
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Hello and welcome to day 8 of the AtoZChallenge 2015. Herne the Hunter Herne is historically a ghost associated with Windsor forest in Berks