March 2012 Blog Posts (6)

My First Steampunk/Horror Short Story! "Redeux"

Just spent the better part of the night and early morning hours editing my short story, "To Whom Shall You Inquire?" You can view the updated version here at the link I have provided.

Please let me know what you think. I am desperately seeking constructive criticism. :-)

Added by Kent Edward Whittington on March 30, 2012 at 10:06am — 2 Comments

A Goth Steampunk BENEFIT SHOW for GIL CNAAN—Anachronism 4.5: Dracula Meets The Clockwork Man

From Ay-leen the Peacemaker:

Hey guys,

I wanted to give a heads-up about this event coming up this Sunday. It's a fundraiser to help out Gil Cnaan, the producer behind Dorian's Parlor in Philly, who's been hospitalized and now has bills he cannot pay :(  He's a fantastic man and such a sweetheart and deserves all the support the community can give. I'd greatly appreciate it if you can help signal-boost this any way you can.…

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Added by Lia Keyes on March 27, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

My First Steampunk/Horror Short Story!

Note:  This is a first draft of my short story.  Comments and critiques are wanted and appreciated.  Thank you.



To Whom Shall You Inquire?

By Kent Whittington

 

“You have a very serious problem here, doctor.”

 

“I know that, Mr. Abraham,” Doctor Winscomb replied with…

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Added by Kent Edward Whittington on March 23, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Steampunk stories nominees for Romanian science fiction national convention awards

After winning the Galileo Award, my story "The story of Calistrat Hadîmbu..." is now a nominee for RomCon Awards 2012 (RomCon is the Romanian science fiction national convention). Also Oliviu Craznic's story "Last Hourglass" is a nominee. Both were published in "Steampunk. The second revolution" anthology in 2011.

Added by Michael Haulica on March 23, 2012 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Steampunk Media

The captain and members of the Steamship Isabella along with Steam Powered Giraffe: The Spine, The John, and Rabbit in their robot makeup discussed Steampunk media at Clockwork.con. As fellow artist there are a lot of similarities between musicians and writers. The Steam Powered Giraffes said, “We write what we write and the Steampunk community embraced it.” To a novelist that would be the same as saying, I write from the heart. I love people who write from the heart whether it be literature…

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Added by Maeve Alpin on March 22, 2012 at 2:32am — No Comments

Fantasy Contest with Steampunk category

* * * * * * * PERMISSION TO FORWARD GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED * * * * * * * *

Got fantasy, futuristic, or paranormal? Then the On the Far Side contest is

for you!!

Welcome dragons, witches, ghosts, vampires, shape shifters, unicorns, or

any creature your imagination can conjure up in a galaxy far, far away,

from a time long ago past, or in your very own…

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Added by Lia Keyes on March 21, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

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