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Free EBook: A Steampunk Valentine

Free EBook: A Steampunk Valentine

We are very proud to announce the release of A Steampunk Valentine, our first ebook. This little volume collects all forty-one entries from our Valentine short short story competition into one easy-to-read form. And it turns out that a lot of little things add up after a while as the book clocks in at almost...
St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition - Winner!

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Winner!

Well, at long last we have a winner. Thirteen of the authors cast votes. All were invited to, both on the site and by email, but only thirteen did. Voters were asked to pick their first, second, and third choices. These I then scored as 5 points, 3 points, and 2 points. These numbers were...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Reconciliation

As mentioned earlier, there have been some irregularities in the voting for our little contest, which have made it difficult, if not impossible, to fairly pick a winner. I cannot prove who was behind this mess and I do try to think the best of people, so I will not disqualify anyone. Several of the...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Results Delayed Due to Shenanigans

Well, this sucks. I tried to run a nice little competition here and people have cheated. We’re pretty much out of time to redo anything if the winner is to receive anything by Valentine’s Day as was the intention, so instead I’m stuck going through thousand of votes in the logs to try to figure...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Final Match

This one is for all the marbles, and more specifically, for the Steampunk Corset being generously provided by the good people at Corset-Story. It’s been a long tournament. Now it is time to pick a winner. #25 – “Submerged” by Empress Annde vs #6 – “Dana stood at the edge…” by Katey Springle Lempka

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Semifinals Update

The semi-finals are over and only two stories are left. In Match #38, “Submerged” by Empress Annde crushed “A Good Doctor is Made” by Gregory Johansson (89-14). In Match #39, “Dana stood at the edge…” by Katey Springle Lempka beat out “Nuts and Bolts of the Heart” by GoldfishGal (97-88). The finals begin shortly and...