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Cast the Boneshaker Movie

Cast the Boneshaker Movie

If you haven’t heard yet, Cherie Priest’s novel Boneshaker is headed for the big screen thanks to Hammer Films. This is great news, as the book is wonderful (and was picked as our 2010 Book of the Year). So, let’s have some fun. Who would you cast in the different roles? Here are a dozen...
Introducing Steampunk.com's NaNoWriMo Forum

Introducing Steampunk.com’s NaNoWriMo Forum

Today is Halloween, which is cool in its own right. In addition to its own haunted fun, Halloween is the last day before the start of NaNoWriMo, that annual frenzy of typing and caffeine. For the uninitiated, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, an international event in which people try to complete a first draft...
Suggestions for 2011 Steampunk.com Award Categories

Suggestions for 2011 Steampunk.com Award Categories

It’s getting late in the year, so it’s time to revisit the Steampunk.com awards… in particular what categories we want this year. Last year, we just did “Book of the Year” which generated a lot of nominations and votes and fun. Even so, it certainly leaves out a lot of the steampunk, er, stuff. For...
Steamcon III Airship Awards Winners

Steamcon III Airship Awards Winners

The Airship Awards were presented on October 14th at Steamcon in Seattle. Steampunk.com would like to congratulate the winners, as well as all the nominees for their contributions to the steampunk movement. Written Any written piece of work, including but not limited to: novels, short stories, blogs, screen plays, etc. Winner: Phoenix Rising: A Ministry...
It's Steampunk Week at Tor.com

It’s Steampunk Week at Tor.com

This week is Steampunk Week on Tor.com, this year led by the esteemed Ay-Leen the Peacemaker, creator of Beyond Victoriana, a must read site for steampunk outside the UK. Steampunk Week will feature tons of articles from members of the steampunk community, online and off, covering everything from fiction and fashion to machinery and music....
Ganymede by Cherie Priest

Ganymede by Cherie Priest

Two years ago, Cherie Priest’s Boneshaker brought a new vitality to steampunk and kicked off her Clockwork Century series. Ganymede, the latest installment, come out today and is definitely worth adding to your library. (Whether it is third or fourth depends on whether you choose to count Clementine; I count it, but not everyone does.)...

PBS Takes on Steampunk

So, PBS has decided to give us their take on Steampunk in the latest installment of Off Book. PBS Arts’s Off Book is a “web series focused on experimental and non-traditional art form,” so it is certainly an appropriate forum for steampunk to be discussed. Their brief documentary gives a nice look at steampunk aesthetics,...