May 22, 2011

Scientific Plausibility in Steampunk Fiction

In a recent interview, Phillip Reeve (author of the Mortal Engines quartet, and the Larklight series) made this statement in relation to his waning interest in Steampunk: “As for the current Steampunk fad for faux-Victorian […]
December 14, 2010

Call for Submissions: Steampunk Shakespeare Anthology!

During an animated #SteampunkChat last Friday we discussed those who have jumped on the Steampunk bandwagon by merely tacking Steampunk elements on to a story that could live very well without them. Our attention then turned […]
November 9, 2010

The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild

I’ve founded a new organization dedicated to the advancement of Steampunk fiction worldwide—The Steampunk Writers & Artists Guild. There’s so much confusion about what Steampunk actually is, and with more and more books in this genre […]
October 21, 2010

The Professor and the House of Lords

I just had to share this with you because I love it so much. Of course it’s London, my home town, which helps. But I adore the professor flying on his penny farthing, and his […]
May 30, 2010

BEA 2010 – Steampunk Panel

“Steampunkery: Why are today’s teens embracing 19th-century technologies?” Moderator: Cory Doctorow, Author Panelists: Authors Scott Westerfeld and Cherie Priest; Karen Grenke, Library Manager NYPL and fan girl * Grab your headphones for the best sound […]