I said my method for selecting a setting in Something Strange and Deadly was unscientific, remember? Well, just look at how I wound up choosing Victorian times. I thought it was cool. I thought it would add conflict, what with the claustrophobic etiquette and patriarchy. Yeah. Very inspired, huh?
Let’s enjoy this Steampunk Valentine’s Day with some GIVEAWAY AWESOMENESS! ♥ And as my gift to you, we have one of my favorites: Libba Bray’s A Great and Terrible Beauty. ♥ ♥♥♥ I love this book. Not just a little either, but A LOT. Libba Bray is pretty much my hero, and her style of […]
It’s the second week of February — my favorite month of the year. For one, it’s my birthday month, so obviously that makes it extra-special with cherries on top. For two, um…there is no two. Or rather, I’m making a #2, and that is: For the rest of this wonderful month, I’ll be sharing All […]
Steampunk. A genre, a style, a community, a branch of speculative fiction… Like the well-worn quote about porn, “You just know it when you see it.” Of course, to even have that recognition skill, you’ve got to first be introduced. Steampunk started with steam — no surprise there right? Steam engines, Victorian England, and inventions […]