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Cowboys and Aliens... yawn

Started this discussion. Last reply by Winfield H. Strock III Sep 19, 2011. 4 Replies

Was anyone else as disappointed as I was?  The main character's amnesia was better than learning he was a mean jerk.  Harrison Ford's character duplicated the 'jerk quota' and wasn't really a…Continue

Book Trailer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Winfield H. Strock III Feb 14, 2013. 4 Replies

I've begun work on a book trailer.  Mine is a familiar problem; funding.  I'd like to find an artist who wants to showcase some simple artwork.  I'd like some still panels, a slideshow to tell my…Continue


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Introduce yourself!
Brain tumor survivor, submarine sailor, writer; my first novel debuts September 1st. My sincerest efforts to write came after I awoke from my coma and realized the importance of making the most whatever life offers. Now I hungrily pursue my passion to tell a tale perchance to sing in the hearts of others as it did mine.
What do you hope to find at The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild?
I hope to find cohorts, and companions in a solitary craft. I seek fellow writers who understand and appreciate science fiction, steampunk, and the altered history such works embrace. Writers need other writers; to get better and to spread word of their works and of opportunities to meet readers face to face.
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Dystopian Worlds: What Went Wrong?

Posted on October 26, 2013 at 3:18pm 2 Comments

                Shattered worlds, oppressive or brutal civilizations, these occupy the dystopian crystal ball of many science fiction tales. Often these fantasies offer an intriguing plot with an underlying message. V for Vendetta warns of a government with too much power and a people controlled by fear.
                What’s the allure? We all see small oppressions and miniature tyrannies in our daily lives. Like most fiction, these examples seep into a writer’s mind where the…

Steampunk in Space: Why Not?

Posted on October 20, 2013 at 2:00pm 9 Comments

               How hard would it be to cast a crew of five into space in the year 1881? Given technology of the day; impossible. But that’s where questions beget questions and answers breathe life into an adventure.

                I grew up, thrilled by science fiction. It offered hope (in the case of Star Trek) or a warning (in most episodes of The Twilight Zone) and an exciting alternative for me, a solitary child with a mild case of Asperger’s…


Eager to Know, Yet Scared to Ask

Posted on September 21, 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

     Diversity, a buzzword of the times, means inclusion to me. As a child in the Midwest, inclusion was a given and discrimination never entered my mind. But to be fair, I encountered few people different than myself in the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio. I wrote an earlier blogpost titled 'Characters Vice Caricatures' to put forth the challenge laid upon me. One speaker at a…


That's Right, I'm Giving Gifts for My Birthday

Posted on September 6, 2013 at 2:25pm 0 Comments

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At 5:46pm on June 8, 2011, Lia Keyes said…
Welcome to the Guild, Winfield! Glad to have you with us. :)
At 5:04pm on June 23, 2011, Ettrick said…

Heya, welcome.


I'll send the links you requested.  I just got home from a week away.



At 1:54pm on September 6, 2011, Ryan Black said…
You had me at brain tumor. Survivor and sub driver? Nice to meet you!
At 7:30pm on September 6, 2011, Winfield H. Strock III said…
Subs was the closest to space travel I could find straight out of highschool.

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