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Serialising a novel on Patreon? Sure, why not!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Grey Jan 24. 2 Replies

I've been intrigued by Patreon for a while now.  An ongoing crowdfunding site which rewards creators for their output?  What's not to like?  So last November I decided to start my own journey on…Continue

Wolsung - Steampunk tabletop game

Started Jun 30, 2014 0 Replies

Some of you guys might find this interesting.  Micro Art Studios procedude a tabletop wargame in a steampunk world called Wolsung.  I play a fair amount of games, and this is one of the more fun,…Continue

Airship versus sail ship combat - how would it work?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raymond Witte Apr 24, 2013. 3 Replies

Hey all.  I'm working on a steampunk novel and have come to this question, how exactly would a Georgian era naval battle work if one side was airborne?  And I thought it would make a fun exercise for…Continue

Music - Professor Elemental

Started Feb 29, 2012 0 Replies

I've only just been made away of the music of professor Elemental, but if 19th century British Empire Steampunk hip hop is wrong then by harry I don't want to know what's right.…Continue

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Michael Grey replied to Michael Grey's discussion Serialising a novel on Patreon? Sure, why not!
"So I just put chapter six up for free for one and all, and backers just got access to chapter seven on their ereader of choice. "
Jan 24
Michael Grey replied to Michael Grey's discussion Serialising a novel on Patreon? Sure, why not!
"So yesterday I completed the audio version of chapter two and uploaded it to Youtube.  Let me know what you think. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDy_cYmnqXk&feature=youtu.be As an incentive to generate backers I'm only going to…"
Jan 16
Michael Grey posted a discussion

Serialising a novel on Patreon? Sure, why not!

I've been intrigued by Patreon for a while now.  An ongoing crowdfunding site which rewards creators for their output?  What's not to like?  So last November I decided to start my own journey on it and began to serialise my novel Brood Parasites. We're a way in now and I'm happy with the progress.  If you have a minute please feel free to go have a read and let me know what you think. It's free to read for the HTML text, and I've…See More
Jan 9
Adam J. Whitlatch replied to Michael Grey's discussion Bioshock Infinite
"I love the Bioshock series, but I really didn't like the ending to Infinite. Plus I really prefer the underwater setting of Rapture. "
Dec 5, 2014
Michael Grey and Aidana WillowRaven are now friends
Jul 8, 2014
Michael Grey posted a discussion

Wolsung - Steampunk tabletop game

Some of you guys might find this interesting.  Micro Art Studios procedude a tabletop wargame in a steampunk world called Wolsung.  I play a fair amount of games, and this is one of the more fun, easier to understand rulesets, and the models are full of character:http://www.wolsung-ssg.com/They're also running a kickstarter at the moment to expand the range, which is a cheap way in for anyone who doesn't have the gaming staples at hand to play:…See More
Jun 30, 2014
Raymond Witte replied to Michael Grey's discussion Airship versus sail ship combat - how would it work?
"Well, if you're talking about the real world, an airship might make a somewhat effective bombing platform, though to do so from a safe range would mean extreme inaccuracy. The nice thing about bombs is that they can be almost all payload…"
Apr 24, 2013
Michael Grey replied to Michael Grey's discussion Bioshock Infinite
"You're most welcome. The vibe is the game is awesome and, more importantly for me at least, the setting and atmosphere are spot on.  It's just a shame I don't have time to play it right now :("
Mar 26, 2013
Darke Conteur replied to Michael Grey's discussion Bioshock Infinite
"I know what you mean about being so immersed in a game. CofD MW did that to me too. "
Mar 26, 2013
Darke Conteur replied to Michael Grey's discussion Bioshock Infinite
"Oh SWEET! I thought it was just for Playstation. That's what the t.v ad said. Nice! Thanks for the link!"
Mar 26, 2013
Michael Grey replied to Michael Grey's discussion Bioshock Infinite
Mar 26, 2013
Darke Conteur replied to Michael Grey's discussion Bioshock Infinite
"I saw this game advertised and want to play it, but it's on Playstation and we have an Xbox. :("
Mar 26, 2013
dvsduncan replied to Michael Grey's discussion Airship versus sail ship combat - how would it work?
"Airships are large targets and rather fragile. This has two implications. First, they cannot carry heavy ordinance themselves. The recoil would tear the airframe to pieces. Second, they would easily be damaged by enemy fire. One might assume that…"
Mar 8, 2013
dave bartram replied to Michael Grey's discussion Airship versus sail ship combat - how would it work?
"I've been reading a lot about airships lately. I'm not even sure that such a thing as an 'airship' as I understand the term would be even remotely possible. By that I mean you would  have a tough time wrangling fact and…"
Mar 8, 2013
Michael Grey posted a discussion

Airship versus sail ship combat - how would it work?

Hey all.  I'm working on a steampunk novel and have come to this question, how exactly would a Georgian era naval battle work if one side was airborne?  And I thought it would make a fun exercise for people to flex their minds as well as ease my research ;)In your opinions how would it play out?  What factors would effect both sides?  What would be the likely outcome?  Obviously a lot of this depends on many variables, but let's just leave the absolutes out for now.The way I'm seeing it, the…See More
Mar 5, 2013
Michael Grey replied to Lia Keyes's discussion WHAT ARE YOU WRITING?
"Just a quick update.  With two weeks to go before deadline I broke 75,000 words this morning and reckong I'll reach the climax at around the 90,000 word mark., so within a week and with time to spare to write the synopsis and do some more…"
Sep 29, 2011

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Introduce yourself!
Hi there! I'm Michael. I write stuff.
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
Inspiration among like-minded people. And maybe cake.
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At 3:16pm on April 13, 2011, Matthew Delman said…
Welcome to the Guild, Michael!

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Just Thought I Would Say Hello

Well I just started here so I guess it would be good to introduce myself.  My name is John and I'm from Texas.  Been into Steampunk for about 10 years now and like most things that are addictive its been my constant thought through out the last 10 years.  I am currently working on a novel set right about the time of the Romanov's demise.  I do most of my writing on either 2 1920's L.C. Smith & Corona typewriters or by fountain pen.  Tried writing on a computer once till I put the floppy…See More
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Currently working on a Steampunk Intrigue novel

Hello everyone.  The novel I am currently working on has a little bit of mad science, political intrigue and of course sketchy figures.  Can't really reveal much just yet since it is still in the research phase.  Havn't been able to work on it in a couple weeks due to work and it is real hard for me to get into the writing with a noisy background and on a computer.  I've always kind of preferred the old manual typewriters and a fountain pen myself.  So I guess till I get back from work it will…See More
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