"While I'm part of the unpublished crowd, I've done some research on self-publishing and I have to mirror some of the statements thus far about the changing world of books and publishing. Self-publishing is definitely not the "oh…"
I've found this site helpful in looking for those period-appropriate slang terms when the more modern, anachronistic ones creep in (and unfortunately seem to fit too well at times). Maybe one in the list will help. Happy writing my…"
"I think there's room to revel in the romantic beauty of time past via the Victorian era, but also room to get down and dirty and examine some of the "scary realism" within the steampunk genre that focuses or finds its base in the same…"
"In the spirit of the Showdown and Tesla vs. Edison I saw this today and thought I'd share. While not necessarily steampunk, it's pretty cool and I think Tesla would be impressed.
LIFX: The Light Bulb Reinvented"
November 10, 2012 at 11am to November 11, 2012 at 6pm
History's most explosive feud will fuel the explosive end of history! Witness the ULTIMATE SMACKDOWN at the SHOWDOWN AT UNOBTAINIUM 2012: TESLA VS. EDISON!Two days of an epic battle framed by a Steampunk extravaganza of camping, music, Vaudevillian delights, interactive art, vendors, delectable comestibles, talks, demos, luminaries and more!UNOBTAINIUM, TX. The name has sparked generations of Texans raised on feverishly whispered legends of this most haunted of ghost towns... Tales of the…See More
"I totally agree Jim. My main concern was committing some steampunk taboo that I was unaware of. So far, I feel pretty solid about the story and am just about to finish cleaning up chapter 1, and then onto writing chapter 2 and so forth."
About to start my first steampunk story and I wanted to get everyone's thoughts, views, and experiences (whether from your own writing or things you've read) regarding aether.I've done some research on it and have read about the history, science and theories of aether, but want to know more in regards to steampunk fiction. I know in the end I have creative freedom and I already have some solid ideas of how aether will work and what it will be like in my story, but I just wanted to get community…See More
Heard of it a while back from a fellow empire member who posted her story on there, but have forgotten about the site since then. While I don't have any steampunk stories as of yet, I will need to check it out again when I do. Overall,…"
Still relatively new to the whole steampunk culture, but extremely fascinated by it. I'm a writer and enjoy the creative nature of steampunk and how it also pays tribute to time and culture past while blending it with something new. Hoping to meet others and learn more.
Currently working on my first steampunk novel and hoping for it to be part one of a four book YA series.