"Beyond that I'm fascinated by all things Steampunk, like someone who's just been diagnosed with a mental disorder and discovers all her oddities are finally understood, if not entirely justified." -- I can so relate to that! Looking forward to participating here.
Thank you for your kind invitation. I am pleased to be here and look forward to what we can all do together. Just like snowflakes, it will be amazing to find out what we can do if we all stick together.
"I am currently working on a Stephen King horror pastiche called The Black Museum; a poetry collection called Themes For An Ending; a gaslamp fantasy / steampunk novel called Saguenay; a collection of my first drafts, notes and fragmentary stories in…"
"I'd start with Mark Hodder's books: The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack, The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man, Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon, and The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi.
For classics look at H. G. Wells's The…"
Thank you for the invitation! I'm delighted that this post has engendered such thoughtful debate.
Unfortunately, I am racing to meet a writing deadline for my novel at present, and unable to take on any outside work (or…"
This is Leslie Orton, of the online Steampunk newspaper, The Aether Chronicle. I think your blog post hits on a key point of dissension in the Steampunk world. I was wondering if you would like to flesh out your blog post (above) with some of…"
"Half the self-appointed experts say that steampunk is a burgeoning new field that's about to take off, the other half say it never had any life, and will be buried next week. I wish these folks would make up their minds so that I'll…"
"Here is an example of a new technological development of obvious relevance to steampunk, a press release from MIT issued just today: Steam from the sun --- New sponge-like structure converts solar energy into steam. This would seem like a useful…"
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!"Springheel" Jack The Ripper CAPTURED!!!!Courtesans Armed with Deadly Fans Seek Justice!Miss Amelia Owen Kibbey FOUND!!Chronicle%20%2319.pdfTo Subscribe to The Aether Chronicle, click the link below and "Follow" the Discussion, which is kept updated with each new edition of The Aether…See More
A quick browse around the net says the answer is almost any price but being real I guess it depends on the uniqueness of the decoration and how many you want to sell and where you sell them. $50 to $150 seem to be the range and I am…"
It has been suggested that I should sell my hats. The problem is that I have absolutely no idea what to charge for them. The hats themselves are costume hats and the embellishments on them I had either made or purchased at retail. So my questions are, hypothetically speaking, if you were in the market for a hat such as these, how much would you be willing to pay for them? Basically, based off of what I do, what would you all consider to be fair market value for them?Help!See More
I have just added a post to my blog at Net Advance Retro which might be of interest to some of you. It concerns the work of the Victorian artist/engineer J. Nasmyth, who used plaster models to make astonishingly life-like photographs of landscapes on the moon.See More