"You said literature and not film, so mentioning Darth Vader isn't helpful - but it's worth noting that Obi Wan's condemnation of him in A New Hope is not "he's a mass-murdering psychopath," but "he is more machine…"
Hello all, My name is Heather, and I am so pleased to have found this group. I wish I'd found it while I was *writing* Timepiece, but at least the sequel will benefit...For the moment, though: I have an e-book! Timepiece is a steampunk time travel adventure about a girl, a pocket watch, Frankenstein's monster, the Battle of Waterloo, and giant clockwork robots taking over London. …See More
Writer of many genres, including steampunk. My first novel, Timepiece (the story of a girl, a pocket watch, Frankenstein's monster, the Battle of Waterloo, and giant clockwork robots taking over London) is now available for download at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords.
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
Other people interested in this awesome subgenre of speculative fiction! Tips on how to better convey it in my writing! More awesome steampunk to read!
How did you hear about us?
A friend also interested in steampunk pointed me toward the site.
I'm in because I drew blueprints for a water ship / aerial / spacecraft, It runs on steam, and utilizes a mechanical energy storage and generation device.Within the vessel is a garden, for entirely self-contained food.The one aspect I haven't entirely worked out is H2O generation, i.e. fuel, or perpetual fuel.The ship also has a gamer's deck, in the event things get dull, or the moment strikes.Happy Sailing,SJSee More