September 2012 Blog Posts (10)

SimCity Social goes Steampunk!

If you’re on Facebook and if you’re looking for a Steampunk themed game, there’s alwaysBlackwood & Bell for Missing Item games, but now SimCity Social has included some Steampunk themed missions into it’s popular City Building Game.

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Added by Ray Dean on September 27, 2012 at 2:18am — No Comments

my ruminations

When I started writing I was worried that, as it is when I run a RP game, I'd have problems with developing character motivation. Assuming I could buffer that some with technology and science fiction, I set out to write a work of Steam punk/ science fantasy. I determined, at first, to make the machines the focus instead of characters. Originally, I was going to have only two main characters, but it didn't stay that way for long. I've…

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Added by Jeremy Brandon Murphy on September 25, 2012 at 1:47am — No Comments

My ruminations



When I started writing I was worried that, as it is when I run a RP game, I'd have problems with developing character motivation. Assuming I could buffer that some with technology and science fiction, I set out to write a work of Steam punk/ science fantasy. I determined, at first, to make the machines the focus instead of characters. Originally, I was going to have only two main characters, but it didn't stay that way for long. I've learned a lot about the genre and writing in general.…

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Added by Jeremy Brandon Murphy on September 25, 2012 at 1:37am — No Comments

Adventures in teaching myself how to write-Descriptions

In the course of streamlining my descriptions, I think I've learned something. Don't talk to the reader like they're two years old unless it's a children's book.

Added by Jeremy Brandon Murphy on September 22, 2012 at 7:08am — 1 Comment

Chapter 1, Orphans of the Celestial Sea

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Added by Mark Fenger on September 21, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ether Frolics reviewed at Doctor Fantastique's Show of Wonders

Aly Grauer at Doctor Fantastique's Show of Wonders reviewed Ether Frolics yesterday:

"This collection of nine short stories is a true jaw-dropping jewel of a book...…

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Added by Paul Marlowe on September 21, 2012 at 9:56am — No Comments

Rest before the wicked

I've decided to step back from Dixie Aethernaughts for a little bit before I do the final proofing and such. In the meantime have been working on a supernatural Horror tale. You can see an excerpt of it on my blog.

Added by Jeremy Brandon Murphy on September 17, 2012 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Planes B, Volume I Steampunk Anthology in Spanish

Since October 2011 two writters from Spain and México came with the idea of an Anthology about retrofuturism, writting in spanish language and then asking all the latin american and spanish community be part of it.

That will be published as "Ácronos" 

But many stories get out from the original project, so "Plan B" was born.

The next September 29th in EuroSteamCon Spain "Planes B Volume I" will be introduced, as a steampunk  Anthology with…

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Added by N. Inmunsapa on September 17, 2012 at 6:29am — No Comments

curious about steam punk purity

  I've finished writing my novel. I'm somewhat worried that it may not be received well by the Steam Punk crowd. The first half is very much Steampunk-ish but in the second half it becomes hard scifi fantasy with future tech. I'm not apologetic but am curious about other's input.

Added by Jeremy Brandon Murphy on September 13, 2012 at 9:57am — 2 Comments

Introduction

I've been writing crime fiction under the pen name of Jack Bates for several years now. About a year ago Red Willow Publishing released my middle grade, cowpunk novel, COLT BUCHANAN and the WEATHER WALKERS. (Smashwords link: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/121381)

When a young boy’s parents are kidnapped by a mysterious gang that attacks on tornados, he is rescued by agents of a secret organization that will help him…

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Added by Jack Bates on September 1, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

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