We’ve had cyberpunk and steampunk. Is the next big thing…wood punk?
Robyn Bennis’ The Guns Above starts off slowly, and perhaps carries more detail on the working of its steampunk ships than is absolutely necessary. However, once the battles have been joined, it is a rip-roaring read.
An overview of a collection of Finnish speculative fiction, focusing on steampunk and fantasy short stories.
Announcements about a steampunk and science fiction conventions, as well as an interview with Juan Manuel Sánchez Villoldo, author of Las Guerras del Código.
Where do Sailor Moon, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Batman, Boba Fett, the Borg, and Captain Jack Sparrow hang out?
Filled with airships, dragons, zombies, robots, and a wide array of other gear driven inventions, Lincoln’s Wizard is a fresh Steampunk take on the War Between the States.
Fans of Steampunk will not be disappointed, and fans of Gail Z. Martin’s work in fantasy will be pleasantly surprised with the book Iron and Blood.
Loyal fans of Steampunk will embrace the thought-provoking elements of Timothy Black’s Gearteeth while rediscovering new twists on some old features often found in classic horror stories.
The Gaffen family attends Dragoncon 2014 and comes back with LOTS of pictures
Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber is a visually stimulating look at the creative possibilities within the LEGO world using the innovative theme found in Steampunk.
A con report on ValleyCon 40
Read your age! Ummm NOPE! Matt points out we’d miss something like this if we followed that dictum
Eric Brown takes us on steampunk adventure through India at the time of the Raj. The year is 1925, and history has taken an alternate course.
The Mechanikals by John Dodds is the first installment in a new YA Steampunk series. It is a strong beginning to an absorbing and entertaining world of wonder.
Alastair Savage’s Self-Publishing Odyssey moves on to stage 4: Designing the cover.
Rediscovering Lovecraft’s “direct contemporary” – Karl Capek
A look at the Mr. Hawkins’ Humorous Adventures stories by Edgar Franklin.
Steam & Strategem by Christopher Hoare is billed as a steampunk adventure, but the author’s astute attention to detail in this novel of the Regency era could just as easily qualify this work as an adventure in alternate history.
Tanya profiles international author Lavie Tidhar
Tanya’s interview with Lavie Tidhar, Israeli author and editor – in English! (A native spanish speaker living in Finland, interviewing an Israeli author, in English!)
Was it Colonel Mustard in the arboretum with the steam shovel? Steve participates in a steampunk murder mystery evening.
Steampunk has brought a fascination with the elaborate mechanisms and ostentatious casings of old clocks. Time measuring and time traveling devices.
Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism is not just a big book to be left out on the coffee table so you can look cultured (but you might want to). This is a powerful sourcebook for all that is Steampunk and a valuable tool for those who take the genre seriously.
A review of the anthology, Strange Trails, edited by James Palmer and stories of a weird wild west, complete with robots, ghosts and Lovecraftian horror.
Just about everyone loves a good western. But when you add in the Steampunk element, the story immediately evolves from the classic exploration of the frontier to a grand tale of adventure and wonder. Given the concurrent timeline of the two genres, their literary compatibility and success is no surprise.
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Como prometido, he aquí el recuento de Fantastika 2013, que se llevara a cabo del 18 al 20 de octubre. El evento se realizó en Dieselverkstaden (Literalmente el taller diesel), un centro cultural a las afueras de Estocolmo. El lugar era fantástico, cerca se encontraba un centro comercial e inclusive el hotel en donde la […]
London Expo October, 2013
Need some scary, macabre, bizarre inspiration for all hallows eve? Look no further!
Long a popular feature in fanzines, con reports have provided detailed and not-so-detailed write-ups of fan gatherings that fall under the general label of “convention.”