Monthly archive October, 2011
Introducing's NaNoWriMo Forum

Introducing’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 Award Categories

Suggestions for 2011 Award Categories

It’s getting late in the year, so it’s time to revisit the 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. 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

It’s Steampunk Week at

This week is Steampunk Week on, 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....