Hi! My name is Haley and I'm a writer/artist who's been working on a Steampunk project for quite some time, has put it on Kickstarter, and JUST NOW found out about SWAG! I'm thrilled to find a group of likeminded creators and can't believe I didn't hear about you earlier!
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
Fellowship and good discussion with other creators about what steampunk means in 2012, advice, crafts talk and maybe a few collaborators! I'd love to work with some talented visual artists who know the aesthetic.
"Half the self-appointed experts say that steampunk is a burgeoning new field that's about to take off, the other half say it never had any life, and will be buried next week. I wish these folks would make up their minds so that I'll…"
"Here is an example of a new technological development of obvious relevance to steampunk, a press release from MIT issued just today: Steam from the sun --- New sponge-like structure converts solar energy into steam. This would seem like a useful…"
"Good evening, Mr. Redington, and thanks for stopping by. I took the time to try to work out where this might go because it was all the rage across the board on the writing sites I frequent. My crystal ball is no more accurate than the next…"
"Dear Mr. Tyler,
Please take the following question as just that -- a question ; I have no fixed opinion on this subject:
Are projects like this necessarily any more damaging to writers than the traditional public library ?
If a library buys a book…"