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Cute and Educational! ‘Professor Whiskerton Presents: Steampunk ABC’


21292503I don’t have any kids of my own, but I’ve enjoyed watching my friends and family members pass on the artifacts of geek culture to their own young ones. I’ve also gotten to help here and there myself, via strategically chosen Christmas and birthday gifts. My friend Tony’s son Jake has a Star Wars toy collection that includes both new figures and his Tony’s vintage ones. It’s big enough that it probably rivals George Lucas’s personal stash! Lately, Jake has even started learning to play Dungeons & Dragons and the Star Wars: Edge of the Empire role-playing game. Ah, memories.

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Steampunk Cosplayers Seeking Carousel Ride Ejected From Mall


Steampunk Cosplayers Seeking Carousel Ride Ejected From Mall

San Diego area Steampunk enthusiasts attempting to enjoy a carousel ride at a local mall are all steamed up after the mall’s security unceremoniously ejected them from the grounds. The men and women were told that their attire violated mall rules regarding makeup or attire that covers or obscures the face, and were refused an [...]

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Five Amazing Historical Steampunk Inventions


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Steampunk fiction is full of fabulous devices: Airships, steam-powered armor, steam guns, you name it. What’s amazing, though, is that many of these devices have real-life historical precedents. Here are five almost unbelievable steampunk-style inventions from the forgotten corners of history.

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New Release Interview: A Study in Ashes by Emma Jane Holloway


holloway-ashesSteampunk. It’s rising! And author Emma Jane Holloway is rising with it.

Her newest novel, A Study in Ashes, is out today! Make the jump to read an interview and learn more about this awesome steampunk series!

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Steampunk Tunes with Liesel Schwarz, Author, ‘A Conspiracy of Alchemists’


Steampunk Tunes with Liesel Schwarz, Author, ‘A Conspiracy of Alchemists’

One of my favorite things to ask writers is what music – if any – they listen to when they’re writing. I’ve gotten all kinds of answers. You’d think that a lot of them would prefer silence, but the fact is that there are more than a few who not only enjoy some music while [...]

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Free Story! Steampunk Skullduggery in Emma Jane Holloways’ ‘The Strange and Alarming Courtship of Imogen Roth’


Free Story! Steampunk Skullduggery in Emma Jane Holloways’ ‘The Strange and Alarming Courtship of Imogen Roth’

Monday is here, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have a little fun. Start the week off right with a steaming new slice of fiction from A Study in Silks author Emma Jane Holloway. “The Strange and Alarming Courtship of Imogen Roth”.
If you’re a fan of skullduggery, Steampunk and sorcery, then you’re going to [...]

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Steampunk and Sorcery! Read ‘The Adventure of the Wollaston Ritual’ Here!


Steampunk and Sorcery! Read ‘The Adventure of the Wollaston Ritual’ Here!

Good morning, Suvudu readers! Grab a cup of piping hot tea and get ready for some steampunk suspense? We’ve got a new short story here from author Emma Jane Holloway that’s sure to get your brass pipes pumping and your gauge dials spinning. Push your goggles up for a few minutes and read “The Adventure [...]

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50 Page Fridays: Liesel Schwartz


50 Page Fridays: Liesel Schwartz

Like steampunk? History? Urban fantasy? Paranormal romance? This week’s excerpt from A CONSPIRACY OF ALCHEMISTS by Liesel Schwartz has something for everyone.

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Liesel Schwarz on Steampunk, Magic and ‘A Conspiracy of Alchemists’


Liesel Schwarz on Steampunk, Magic and ‘A Conspiracy of Alchemists’

Liesel Schwarz joined us at San Diego Comic Con to discuss her novel A Conspiracy of Alchemists. We delved quite deeply into the novel’s rich background of magic and mysticism, as well as the inherent difficulties of writing about lead female character based in an era that wasn’t especially friendly to women.
I apologize sincerely for [...]

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A Conversation with Liesel Schwarz, Author, ‘A Conspiracy of Alchemists’


A Conversation with Liesel Schwarz, Author, ‘A Conspiracy of Alchemists’

Liesel Schwarz is the author of A Conspiracy of Alchemists:
In a Golden Age where spark reactors power the airways, and creatures of Light and Shadow walk openly among us, a deadly game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun.
When an unusual cargo drags airship-pilot Elle Chance into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she must [...]

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