November 2011 Blog Posts (9)

New Steampunk Anthology

I am thrilled and delighted to announce a new Steampunk anthology I am currently editing and writing for, featuring sixteen brand new stories from some of the most exciting and critically acclaimed writers working in the genres of SF, Fantasy & Steampunk today, scheduled to be published on 1st June 2012 by UK publishers Snowbooks.



The anthology will feature writers such as Brian Herbert, co-writer of the Dune sequels…

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Added by Scott Harrison on November 29, 2011 at 7:58am — No Comments

Book Blog

Hey, thanks for checking to see if I have written any blog posts about my steampunk-related creative projects. In fact, I have a whole blog devoted to that very topic! It's not here, but, rather, on my website at noelbawell.com/aetherworks (Ætherworks is the working title of my novel).

Added by Noel Bagwell on November 17, 2011 at 9:10am — No Comments

Some Steampunk Christmas Cards (Freebie)

Steamy Christmas,

The most wonderful time of the year is close and I created a few FREE postcards with a Steampunk touch based on some vintage Christmas cards. Feel free to use them in your own artwork or send them to friends.

You can download these cards from my blog. …

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Added by Villain Baroque on November 15, 2011 at 4:20am — 2 Comments

Contest! Contest!

In celebration of the release of volume two of Railroad! I am having a contest all month long. If you enter you can win one of two fabulous prizes.

Three folks will take home a wooden train whistle wood burned with an original design by Tonie Ervin of Mystic Artisans.

One lucky person will win a wooden train set, painted and steampunked six ways to Sunday by…

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Added by Tonia Brown on November 13, 2011 at 6:17am — No Comments

Successful Writing, Whether For Steampunk Or Otherwise

Successful Writing, Whether For Steampunk Or Otherwise

Editors, Publishers, And The Fine Art Of Compromise

 

 

Successful writing is not easy. As authors, we already know this much. And, of course, there are a number of factors in being a successful writer. Included among these is a willingness to edit and cut your work as needed. This last means you have to be willing to be an…

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Added by Rob Shelsky on November 12, 2011 at 4:33pm — 4 Comments

Couple More Steampunk Tuesdays

List of my latest Steampunk Tuesday blog posts!

 

Steampunk - The next big thing?

Steampunk Books

Interview with the Steampunk Scholar:…

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Added by Adrienne Kress on November 9, 2011 at 9:48am — No Comments

Steampunk computer to be built at last?!

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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Added by Gary Alan Ruse on November 7, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Long time...

I have written anything here for a good while. Sorry about that. Life and all that getting in the way a bit. That and the dreaded WIP. Three years I've been working on it. And I now have 23K words and a plan. Not much to show for three years, you cry. Well, maybe not. But behind those 23K of good words (not my appraisal btw.) lies a trail of I would guess 300K plus of dodgy ones written in about 40+ drafts of the first half of the WIP.

If I was a cricketer or played baseball I guess…

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Added by dave bartram on November 7, 2011 at 3:21pm — 2 Comments

What is a Steampunk Adjacent Novel?

I have been involved in the Steampunk movement for the past three years and when friends find out I have a newly released book, they immediately ask if it is a Steampunk novel.  I have to reluctantly sigh and say, “No, but I consider it to be ‘Steampunk adjacent.’”

 

Now I must confess my own definition of what I consider a…

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Added by Michelle Black on November 5, 2011 at 9:06am — 2 Comments

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