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Introduce yourself!
I am mathematician and poet who has always felt a
bit unstuck in time.
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
In 1982-83, I co-edited what would now be called a steampunk underground newspaper, the
Yellowhouse Press. I'm curious to see what
steampunk (or, as we said then, "futuristic
Victorian") writers are like today.
How did you hear about us?
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Retrofuturist Artist Jim Harter Has Died

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 7:10pm 0 Comments

The artist Jim Harter, an important influence on the proto-Steampunk aesthetic in the 1980s, died last week. You can read a little about him in my latest blog entry, and see examples of his work in Richard Autry's video below.

Happy New Year from 1840!

Posted on January 4, 2015 at 7:17pm 0 Comments

Slough, January 12, 1840

To Sir William Rowan Hamilton

The Observatory


My dear Sir William:

As I cannot send you anything worth your notice in one of your lines by the Penny Post, I will handsel it with a little thing in another which may serve…


Steampunk and Its Props

Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:55pm 0 Comments

Is this video Steampunk? It has punks, though it lacks steam (and the ending is maybe a bit saccharine). It has famous and much-banned music: the anthem of German revolutionaries from the Sixteenth Century peasant revolts until the anti-Nazi resistance. Is Steampunk about dressing up like Jules Verne characters, or about seeing the continuity between…


On the Moon with J. Nasmyth

Posted on October 20, 2014 at 8:56pm 0 Comments

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…

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At 8:12pm on October 25, 2012, Lia Keyes said…

Welcome to the Guild, Norman!

At 5:59am on October 31, 2012, Michael Haulica said…

Hi Norman,

Send me an e-mail to michael(dot)haulica(at)gmail(dot)com to have your e-mail address.

And I'll send you back the story. It's OK PDF?

How come you know Romanian?

I'm happy to know somebody in US tat can read my story (beside my Romanian friends who are living in USA).

All best,


At 12:52pm on August 5, 2016, Dennis Gallemore said…

Thank you for the warm welcome; I look forward to being a part of this group.

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