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Steampunk Books Coming Out in December 2013

Steampunk Books Coming Out in December 2013

At the start of each calendar month, the Hugo award winner Fanzine SF Signal compiles a mammoth list of science fiction, fantasy, and horror (and related) books coming out in the next month. It’s a fantastic resource. Here I’ve pulled out the Steampunk books from their list for December. And, of course, please visit SF...
Steampunk Snowflakes

Steampunk Snowflakes

So, the holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving is past, Hanukkah is half over, and the Christmas shopping frenzy has begun. So, it behooves us to look at how some of the Steampunk aesthetic can make its way into our festivities and the best starting point, in my opinion, is snowflakes. First, they are not holiday-specific,...
A Taste of Thanksgiving Past

A Taste of Thanksgiving Past

Thanksgiving is probably not the most Steampunk of holidays. Halloween, sure, it’s come-as-you-aren’t night. Christmas? Yeah, maybe if we imagine a steam-powered sleigh with reindeer automata pulling it. Valentine’s Day? Absolutely, given Steampunk’s high quotient of romance mixed in with the technology. But Thanksgiving? Not so much. Okay, but if the world had wandered down...
NBC's Dracula Shows Steampunk Elements

NBC’s Dracula Shows Steampunk Elements

Bram Stoker’s Dracula is a landmark of Victorian era speculative fiction and it is no surprise that its influence has been felt in many Steampunk works. Now NBC has brought us a small screen ongoing drama about the legendary vampire and Steampunk is returning the favor with elements of the aesthetic peppering not only the...
Fox bringing League of Extraordinary Gentlemen to the Small Screen

Fox bringing League of Extraordinary Gentlemen to the Small Screen

The good folks over at Tor.com caught me off guard today. The have a post discussing whom Fox should cast for their television series of Alan Moore’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. That they are discussing casting of an upcoming show is no surprise. We nerds geeks patrons of the less socially acceptable genres often...
Armored Hearts Blog Tour: Sample Chapter

Armored Hearts Blog Tour: Sample Chapter

Steampunk.com is happy to be part of the blog tour to launch Armored Hearts by Pauline Creeden and Melissa Turner Lee. Here’s the official description: When a crippled young lord rescues a girl falling from a tree, it reveals a secret about himself and his mother’s side of the family that could put him at...