I write military science fiction with a steampunk bent, and my short-term career goal is to be paid to make up stories. My long-term career goal is to entertain, inform, and inspire my (future) readers, crafting an alternative history in the steampunk aesthetic which is believable and evocative.
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
Kinship, inspiration, and fellows both willing to speak and listen.
"I'm currently about halfway through the first draft of my Pre-Steampunk Adventure novel The Island and the Sea. I've been writing it on lunch breaks and between the hours of 9pm and midnight whenever I have opportunity.
I wrote a…"
"Now that I've had a mental break from the re-release/ indie-publish process of my first novel, "The Sauder Diaries - By Any Other Name", I'm getting back to the job of finishing the second installment, titled "The Sauder…"
I'm currently working on turning my first manuscript into a novelzine. I'm just getting my toes wet with Steampunk culture because when I initially wrote my book, I had difficulty identifying what genre it belonged to.…"
"I'm currently working on the second in a planned set of three steampunk romance works, while my agent shops around the completed first one, Gossamer Wing. The second, Sky and Steam, involves a cross-country steamcar and airship rally in a north…"
"Hello! I'm working on my third installment in my Crown Phoenix series. The Night Watchman Express and Devil's Kitchen are up, and The Lamplighter's Special is on its final edit.
And I just began my final installment in the series,…"
"I am currently working on the prequel to my novel "The Light Rises" that will be called "Rending the Seal" it is about a group of people who are brought together by a mad man trying to re-create reality into the image he believes…"
"I just finished fourh rewrites on a Steampunk/Romance As Timeless As Magic - the sequel to As Timeless As Stone - and I have a Steampunk/Romance - To Love A London Ghost - it will be my second published Steampunk/romance coming out October 7th with…"
"Maeve, you are a dynamo!!! Love that you're making a series out of the one set in 1830's Paris. Be sure to let me know about any traditionally published steampunk novel covers I should add to the featured authors album in due course."
"A 'read' registers every time a new user clicks on a chapter. If someone comes back to read it again it won't register as they've already seen it.
Wattpad Feature books, but only if the author is willing to leave them up…"
I use Wattpad, and I have to say that I've had a very positive experience so far. I have one question about reads. What constitutes a read? Does a person just need to visit the first page of a chapter for the number to…"