"Took a little break to write a short steampunk horror story to be considered for a collection. It's due on Halloween and I still have 133 words to shave off in order to get down to 10,000 words. Killing me. But it will tie in nicely with the…"
"The main character of my WIP is a world traveler so he dresses a bit pirate/gypsy layered atop a base of 1870's American West. He likes boots and work pants with either a suit vest or a canvas duck work vest. If ever there's a…"
"haven't seen it yet but it was one of the movies i was really excited about this summer. i've heard so many bad things about it that my girlfriend is making me wait for the dvd. i still have high hopes for it, thinking perhaps…"
"i get what you're saying about wanting to know what to expect from a book but the last thing steampunk needs is sub-classification. that's one thing that has driven me away from new music. over classification would kill this…"
"of course historical accuracy is a necessary bedrock for good steampunk. you need to lay some foundation and stick to it before you can expect the reader to suspend disbelief and just go with your flights of fancy. cherie priest extends…"
The book is a prequel to my first novel To Rule the Skies, although I think of it more as just coming first chronologically. It follows the main character from my previous novel, Nicodemus Boffin, from his boyhood to about a decade before the events in To Rule the Skies.The synopsis:Nicodemus Boffin, a uncommonly clever boy…See More