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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...

Steampunk Books Coming Out in February 2013

At the start of each month, the Hugo award winner Fanzine SF Signal compiles a wonderful list of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and thereabouts) books coming out in the next month. And from that I’ve gleaned the Steampunk (and related) books from their list for February. As ever, please visit the full list for...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Match #39

Semi-finals – Second Match #6 – “Dana stood at the edge…” by Katey Springle Lempka vs #27 – “Nuts and Bolts of the Heart” by GoldfishGal

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Match #38

Semi-finals – First Match #25 – “Submerged” by Empress Annde vs #8 – “A Good Doctor is Made” by Gregory Johansson

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Aetheric Eight Update

Well, the aetheric eight voting is over and we move on to the semi-finals. In Match #34, “Dana stood at the edge…” by Katey Springle Lempka beat out “Just inside the door…” by Elia Winters (77-61). In Match #35, “Nuts and Bolts of the Heart” by GoldfishGal won over “The Bounty” by Rachel Klingberg. In...

St. Valentine’s Short Short Competition – Match #37

Aetheric Eight – Fourth Match “Over and over the construction was wrong…” by Alandria Cruxiel vs “Submerged” by Empress Annde