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http://twillwoven.blogspot.com
Introduce yourself!
I am a working scientist, inspired by Tolkien and his world of elves and men. Imagine, for a moment, that you are the great tinkerer Feanor, who has just told the gods where to go, and the servant has just dropped a pot of steaming coffee into your lap! The starting premise (without the Tolkienesq names) for The People of the Lie - my WIP.
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
I'm looking for The Dark Side! Yes, the Victorian era was one of slavery, genocide, poverty, and suffrage. Along with the glory and novelty of gadgets and airships, I hope to find ways to write about the arrogance, the opulence that coexisted with desperation, and the multi-class oriented society.
How did you hear about us?
was there when Lia invented the site

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A SWAG annual award for Best in Steampunk - THE JULES VERNE AWARD!

Posted on April 10, 2011 at 9:00pm 5 Comments

How about it?  We at SWAG could promote it, call for submissions, and build a clientele for the best.  We could have several categories - best overall story, best gadgetry, most technically plausible; the Dru Pagliassotti best in social critique; best use of humor in steam; must 'punkish'.

 

What do you think?

 

At some point we might be as big as the Hugos!  ;-)

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At 1:38pm on November 10, 2010, Lia Keyes said…
Welcome, Claudia! Great to see you here, my friend. :)
At 3:44pm on February 25, 2011, Everett Soares said…
Thank you! Those covers are the artwork of Brian Brinlee on 2.1, James Rodriguez on the Volume One and Keith Murphey on Valendor Chronicles.
At 3:16pm on January 25, 2014, Leslie Orton said…

The Fifth Edition of The Aether Chronicle!

Giant Octopus Still at Large! Feminist Party Stands Bifurcated!

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