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Cowboys and Aliens... yawn

Started this discussion. Last reply by Winfield H. Strock III Sep 19, 2011. 4 Replies

Was anyone else as disappointed as I was?  The main character's amnesia was better than learning he was a mean jerk.  Harrison Ford's character duplicated the 'jerk quota' and wasn't really a…Continue

Book Trailer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Winfield H. Strock III Feb 14, 2013. 4 Replies

I've begun work on a book trailer.  Mine is a familiar problem; funding.  I'd like to find an artist who wants to showcase some simple artwork.  I'd like some still panels, a slideshow to tell my…Continue

 

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Winfield H. Strock III commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Thanks for the recommended read. I'm intrigued by the homage to Verne especially."
Apr 3
Suna Dasi commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"I read this post with interest as I have always loved the concepts of space in 1800s adventure novels. As far as more recent fare is concerned, Kenneth Oppel's third installment of the Matt Cruse adventure series may be of interest. They are…"
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Aidana WillowRaven commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Great post :D Especially since some have commented how my latest image mixes more accepted sci-fi imagery with airships and sailing vessels. It's fiction. Why can't they stretch boundaries and existing concepts, especially in the steampunk…"
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Renee Sebastian commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Really love the idea about steampunk being in outer space. Your cover looks a bit like a weird west(indies) adventure story. Have you seen the Muse video for "Knights of Cyndonia"? Space opera meets the old west. I love how…"
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JOHN T SHEA commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Jules Verne blasted his heroes 'FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON' with a huge cannon in 1865. More recently Kenneth Oppel sent his heroes up a space elevator or Skyhook in 'STARCLIMBER', the third novel of his excellent…"
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Oct 26, 2013
Solitary Traveler commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Dystopian Worlds: What Went Wrong?
"I wonder if Orwell knew what was in store when he wrote 1984? You did hit the nail on the head here and I don't mean in just the dystopian world unless you're considering Earth as that world. lol"
Oct 26, 2013
Winfield H. Strock III posted a blog post

Dystopian Worlds: What Went Wrong?

                Shattered worlds, oppressive or brutal civilizations, these occupy the dystopian crystal ball of many science fiction tales. Often these fantasies offer an intriguing plot with an underlying message. V for Vendetta warns of a government with too much power and a people controlled by fear.                What’s the allure? We all see small oppressions and miniature tyrannies in our daily lives. Like most fiction, these examples seep into a writer’s mind where the imagination…See More
Oct 26, 2013
Josué Ramos commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"This cover was made by Sgrum aka Néstor Allende. He made a lot of sci-fi and pulp covers. This is his DevianArt: http://sgrum.deviantart.com/"
Oct 26, 2013
Winfield H. Strock III commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Looks great. Who does your art?"
Oct 25, 2013
Josué Ramos commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Nop. Soory. But, at least, I can show you the cover here. Look al that ship. Solar energy and aetheric motors... "
Oct 25, 2013
Winfield H. Strock III commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Thanks Josue Ramos. Is there an English translated version of your novel? It sounds interesting."
Oct 24, 2013
Josué Ramos commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Good idea! I just wrote a novel like that, too; but, in Spanish. "Lendaria" is a Space Opera Steampunk. Some people looks me with this "What!?" face. But, I think it's a very good idea. Good luck; and congrats! "
Oct 24, 2013
Blimprider commented on Winfield H. Strock III's blog post Steampunk in Space: Why Not?
"Greetings, Mr. Strock ~    This post struck a chord with me, as I was recently taken to task over a statement I made which was essentially that space travel is a legitimate steampunk setting.  It was suggested that it was unnecessary…"
Oct 22, 2013

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Introduce yourself!
Brain tumor survivor, submarine sailor, writer; my first novel debuts September 1st. My sincerest efforts to write came after I awoke from my coma and realized the importance of making the most whatever life offers. Now I hungrily pursue my passion to tell a tale perchance to sing in the hearts of others as it did mine.
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I hope to find cohorts, and companions in a solitary craft. I seek fellow writers who understand and appreciate science fiction, steampunk, and the altered history such works embrace. Writers need other writers; to get better and to spread word of their works and of opportunities to meet readers face to face.
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Dystopian Worlds: What Went Wrong?

Posted on October 26, 2013 at 3:18pm 2 Comments

                Shattered worlds, oppressive or brutal civilizations, these occupy the dystopian crystal ball of many science fiction tales. Often these fantasies offer an intriguing plot with an underlying message. V for Vendetta warns of a government with too much power and a people controlled by fear.
                What’s the allure? We all see small oppressions and miniature tyrannies in our daily lives. Like most fiction, these examples seep into a writer’s mind where the…
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Steampunk in Space: Why Not?

Posted on October 20, 2013 at 2:00pm 12 Comments

               How hard would it be to cast a crew of five into space in the year 1881? Given technology of the day; impossible. But that’s where questions beget questions and answers breathe life into an adventure.

                I grew up, thrilled by science fiction. It offered hope (in the case of Star Trek) or a warning (in most episodes of The Twilight Zone) and an exciting alternative for me, a solitary child with a mild case of Asperger’s…

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Eager to Know, Yet Scared to Ask

Posted on September 21, 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

     Diversity, a buzzword of the times, means inclusion to me. As a child in the Midwest, inclusion was a given and discrimination never entered my mind. But to be fair, I encountered few people different than myself in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. I wrote an earlier blogpost…

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That's Right, I'm Giving Gifts for My Birthday

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Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 5:46pm on June 8, 2011, Lia Keyes said…
Welcome to the Guild, Winfield! Glad to have you with us. :)
At 5:04pm on June 23, 2011, Ettrick said…

Heya, welcome.

 

I'll send the links you requested.  I just got home from a week away.

 

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At 1:54pm on September 6, 2011, Ryan Black said…
You had me at brain tumor. Survivor and sub driver? Nice to meet you!
At 7:30pm on September 6, 2011, Winfield H. Strock III said…
Subs was the closest to space travel I could find straight out of highschool.

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