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I am a professional writer of science fiction and fantasy, also mystery, and some of that is set in the Victorian Age. I've long been a fan of Jules Verne, Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells and early Steampunk like Disney's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" and TV series "The Wild Wild West." I began my first Steampunk novel back in 1970, before there was a term for Victorian Science Fiction, and the editors liked it but didn't know what to do with it marketing-wise. (My Hollywood agent is showing it around now.) The anthology, "Sherlock Holmes in Orbit," edited by Martin Greenberg,, has my Steampunk story, "The Holmes Team Advantage." My main webpage is www.GaryAlanRuse.com I love the elegance of the Victorian Age and the "romance" of adventurous science fiction. I am presently working on a large scale Steampunk project that I hope will be as much fun for everyone else as it is for me!
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
Fun, news, research, networking, a community of like-minded Neo-Victorians!
How did you hear about us?
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Posted on December 4, 2011 at 1:15pm 0 Comments

This is a contemporary photo from an estate/museum in the area, but it really looks Victorian to me!
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=236280113105785&set=a.137718002961997.27031.137715096295621&type=1&theater

Steampunk computer to be built at last?!

Posted on November 7, 2011 at 6:15pm 0 Comments

This is of special interest to steampunk fans, but to computer enthusiasts as well---



http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/08/science/computer-experts-building-1830s-babbage-analytical-engine.html?partner=rss&emc=rss



I hope they are able to construct it to see if it works, although since he had several different incomplete plans…

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At 10:12am on May 29, 2011, Lia Keyes said…
Welcome to the Guild, Gary! The time is right for Steampunk stories now. Full steam ahead.
At 10:48am on May 29, 2011, Gary Alan Ruse said…
Thank you, Lia!  I quite agree--we're entering the new Golden Age of Steampunk!
At 2:37pm on May 29, 2011, Claire E. Smith said…
"new Golden Age of Steampunk!" I like that <3 Welcome, welcome! I'm kind of new myself ^_^  And Lia is great, be sure to follow her hehe
At 10:21pm on June 9, 2011, Lia Keyes said…

Honestly? I think writers should be free to write what the hell they like and not be constrained by rules, especially by a genre with 'punk' in the name. I do prefer worldbuilding to be consistent, and justified within the logic of the story, but beyond that, anything goes. And you definitely don't have to include all the standard tropes. It's about a Victorian sensibility, optimism, and adventurous spirit, but twisted and 'punked'.  There's a darker side of Steampunk, where the optimism is seen as hubris, and the sense of adventure is seen as mad scientist or whatever. For myself, I'm pretty sure that my novel is fantasy, not steampunk, and I don't care. I also don't care whether there are corsets at all, never mind corsets worn on the inside or outside of clothes. You must do as you see fit, but I write what I want to write, and let the world deal with the results.  ;)
At 10:23pm on June 9, 2011, Lia Keyes said…
If you remember to have fun, and concentrate on telling a damn good story, and telling it well, none of the rest matters. Relax!
At 5:38pm on January 29, 2012, Kevin Steil said…

Best of luck with your steampunk screenplay!

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