I wrote a book called HEART OF BRASS, which was shortlisted (under the pen-name ‘Louise Curtis’ – which I no longer use) in the Text Publishing Prize. It is linked to another project of mine, ATTACK OF THE CLOCKWORK SOLDIER, which is likely to be available later this year, so this blog entry is designed to helpContinue reading “Heart of Brass”
“The Friday Society” sounds like it was blessed with a smart, thoughtful writer. Here’s some of what she wrote about her aims at Whatever.com: “A lot is made of strong female characters. To the point where panels are created at conventions to discuss the topic. Yet it is most rare to see a panel onContinue reading “New Steampunk YA, featuring girls who (*gasp*) do stuff”
Yes, it’s finally here! My idea of what a map of steampunk might look like. Harangue me on my choices and omissions below! Post it wherever you like, with a link back here. Caveat #1: This is only books (I tried to make it only novels, or at least novelists). Caveat #2: I’m only oneContinue reading “Beginner’s Guide to Steampunk Lit”
What do King Arthur, H. G. Wells, and the lost city of Atlantis have in common? Cool factor, and K. W. Jeter. The rest of this review is at Comfy Chair.
Because that’s what mighty beards are born to do. From here.
From here. (The attentive among you may notice this isn’t a book review. Well done.)
Mine are. From here.
Because the past is awesome. This is from cracked, which often has swearing and/or naughtiness. But just go and read it, mmmkay?
(To be fair, Louisette hasn’t woken up yet.) From here.
Here is a fascinating article on this amazing moving contraption, the Neverwas, and here is its web site.
“A new still we built from scratch by hand”
Being married to CJ, I had to post this pretty picture from this guy.
Lovely links to lovely pictures from Steampunk on facebook. In other news, I got a job that starts today – part time babysitting, and I get to take Louisette with me. Win!
I promised you something seriously excellent, and here it is. It’s a story done in pictures with live models. Here’s just one sample picture from partway through: Go take a look.
Via here I have a very special steampunk surprise planned for next week. It’s a whole story told in gorgeous pictures with live models (who, in addition to being awfully nice to look at, prove that you don’t need the usual complement of limbs to produce extraordinary work).
Let’s face it: The Victorians were just cooler than us. Lots more pics of different zebras pulling different carriages.
Hurrah! Prada has gone steampunk! Truly ruly. Modern fashion just became interesting for the first time – and don’t they know it! Yes, these faces are indeed familiar. . . Want more? Here’s more.
These women are being arrested for being out and about in (horrors) their bathing suits. Source
This is what the internet is for: Also, squeezing into this entry by cool factor & ingenuity rather than pure steampunk, this guy (thank you to blog reader Jolyon for this!): In answer to the inevitable question: Yes, the bike totally works.
You’ll like this gallery. See?