BLOG - Steampunk Renovation Challenge
April 14 - April 20, 2014
Free ebook - Aeroparts Factory, By Paul Kater. A short steampunk novel about the happenings around a factory where parts for airships are made
Free ebook - Twincy Quinn and the Eye of Horus Part One, By Odette C. Bell. Along the dirty, dark rooftops of 19th century London, she runs. Young, poor, and half machine, Twincy Quinn is suitable. Ordinarily a fine word, in this new era of spinning cogs, glowing lights, and machines, it is not. In a time when women are relegated to the scullery or the chaise lounge, Twincy must fight. Crafted by an evil genius—Dr Eliot Esquire—day and night she battles him. With spinning cogs of brass, gold, and steel, Esquire crafts inventions so devious and dangerous he threatens the sanctity of the city, of the country, and quite possibly the world.
Free ebook - El Dirigible, By Joseph Remesar. Enormes dirigibles, ordenadores mecánicos, autogiros, armas de rayos, automatones, Joseph M Remesar nos presenta una historia alternativa en un mundo dominado por complejas máquinas de vapor. Una novela steampunk que combina el género policiaco con la más clásica tradición de la Ciencia-Ficción de H.G. Wells y Julio Verne.
Free ebook - Xana-La, By Stephen Palmer. "The fate of all those who enter Moongolia is to die." Follow the surreal and highly improbable journey of Victorian explorers Pharaday Lemmington and Franclin Spar-Turney as they investigate the truth of the secret Himalayan city of Xana-La. A surreal and mysterious short story - and the originator of the full-length novel Hairy London.
Free ebook - Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Part 1, By Stacy Buck. Clockwork Wings: the Chronicles of Icarus Part 1 is the pilot episode in an upcoming full length novel deeply based in Greek Mythology with a Steam Punk twist. This previously untold sequel of the greek heroes, Icarus and Theseus, takes you into a bronze age world with steam punk technology.
Art - steampunk thumbelina by hakubaikou at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk exoskeleton by Sumerky at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Hardware by flyingdebris at Deviantart.com, a good guy robot, and evil robot, and an old timey steam powered bike
Art - Gaucho steampunk by neisbeis at Deviantart.com, The Gaucho is part of the historical folk of Argentina.
Art - Steampunk concerthall by DrawingNightmare at Deviantart.com
Steamgirl.com – Interview and second review
Watch - Kinetoscope Parlour episode 2: Lee Ann Farruga, by Celsius Von Fahrenheit on Youtube
More coverage of the Korean steampunk art exhibition, including commentary by Art Donovan
Art - Stockholm Steampunk Chic
Art - Steampunk Glasses by CCTrevis
Blog - What Would a Steampunk Gibson Chair Look Like?
Blog - What's the next multicultural steampunk Look? by SteampunkSiren
Lego Art - HMAS Lord Vladek, steampunk airship
DIY - steampunk keyboard at Instructables.com
Blog - RETURN OF THE TWINJAS! Steamfunk, Dieselfunk and Rococoa: Diversify Your Steampunk, by Balogun Ojetade
Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 4, From Here to Timbuktu with Milton Davis
Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 3, "Bollypunk" and Alternate India with Susan Kaye Quinn
Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 2, Reinventoing Shakespeare and steampunk with Lev AC Rosen
Blog - Diversify your steampunk, Day 1, Unvanishing Indians guest post by Joseph Bruchac
April 7 - April 13, 2014
Watch - Felix vs Validation, the next episode of Felix Blithedale
Free ebook - SteampunX - Episode Three: The Railroad Underground, By Benjamin Jacobson. On the run from a dark legacy, the man called Thunder and a group of fugitive slaves escape through the backwoods of New France. Freedom waits in the city-state of Liberia, if they can put aside their differences and evade capture. Meanwhile the organization known as the Factory has transformed slaves into bio-mechanical zombies and set them like dogs on the path of the fleeing mob.
Free ebook - Crimson Overcoat Versus Christmas, By Luke Monroe. Alexander Valtam aka Crimson Overcoat, former superhero and current magician's lab assistant, is hired by Santa's elves to mediate a labor dispute at the North Pole. Steampunk science-heroes clash with holiday fantasy in this action packed adventure.
Free ebook - Viridis - A Steampunk Romance, By Calista Taylor. In steampunk Victorian London, Lady Phoebe Hughes develops an herbal elixir, Viridis. Rumored to bring on an orgasm with a single kiss, London's elite flock to her club to experience the herbal's effects first hand. Happiness seems to finally be within reach when her love returns, but murder, conspiracy and revolution threaten to ruin it all, her love's life at stake.
Free ebook - Ex Cineribus Resurge, By Caitlin McColl. It is 2011 in an alternate war-torn Victorian-era world. A young girl and her guardian seek the Emperor of the country to ask him to stop the ten year civil war. A war between those who are for, and those who are against new technologies, and between the non-religious versus those that still believe. This short story is a prelude to my upcoming novel The Clockwork Universe.
Free ebook - Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories, Book 1, By Paul Kater. Three short stories about Lily Marin, a singer in the steampunk era, who has a mysterious other life.
CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE: STEAMPUNK vs ALIENS: Table of Contents, by Zombies Need Brains LLC
Art - The Steam Locomotive Perambulator, Customised Mechtorian toys by Mindstyle. "One of Stephan LePodd’s adventuring machines. Over the years Stephan has commissioned various vehicles and contraptions to aid his speculative travels around the planet. From flying platforms to burrowing torpedoes. This slightly egotistical creation is mostly used around the city on high days and holidays."
Art - concept art by TylerEdlinArt on DeviantArt.com
Art - Steampunk Sketches A by DNA-1 at Deviantart.com. Some of the sketches created for CITY OF HEROES' Steampunk-themed costume set.
Art - Steampunk Apocalypse, by ShadesOfEarth at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Girl, by ZoeStead at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Airship Pilot , by nicholaskole at Deviantart.com
March 31 - April 6, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Jim Trent, creator and designer of steampunk card game, Twisted Skies
Airship Ambassador interview with Jim Trent, part 2
Airship Ambassador interview with Jim Trent, part 3
Free steampunk ebook - Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 2: Engine Trouble by Mark Fenger. Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.
Free steampunk ebook - Lily Marin - three short steampunk stories. Book 2 by Paul Kater. Three more short stories about Lily Marin who, as the Masked Woman, runs into new problems - also one of the kind she is definitely not ready for.
Free steampunk ebook - The Last Adventure of Dr. Yngve Hogalum by D. L. Mackenzie. In this first novelette of the Magnetron Chronicles series, eccentric Nineteenth Century inventor Phineas J. Magnetron reveals his association with the secretive Hogalum Society. When his mentor and Society founder Dr. Hogalum dies, Phineas embarks on a daring and improbable caper to bring the good doctor's greatest dream to fruition posthumously, thus unearthing a haunting and compelling mystery.
Free steampunk ebook - Aenima by Stephanie Flint. A steampunk investigator discovers a missing scientist has created a strange clockwork angel.
Free steampunk ebook - Above The Clouds by Richard Roberts. Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?
Art - Defending the Argent Cities by Matteodealmasy on DeviantArt.com
Art - A Trip to the Theatre by PeteAmachree on DeviantArt.com
Art - Steamcity by Remton on DeviantArt.com
Art - Steampunk Row by e-mendoza on DeviantArt.com
Art - Huy Jorsaleem, steampunk city by taisteng on DeviantArt.com
Watch - Felix vs The Feces, the next episode of Felix Blithedale
Kickstarter - Donnybrook, web series, a full-fledged, immersive thirteen-episode web series. Carved out of the Steampunk genre and inspired by the likes of 'Firefly' and 'Farscape', the Dead Rabbit web series will be a rum-fueled ride chock full of chicanery, adventure, sedition, and terror in the seven skies. Where decency and law fail, crime and vice shall prevail.
Art - Socrates Kinetic Table Lamp by Ioannis and Christos Makris
Direct website link for Ioannis and Christos Makris
Interview with Frank Buchwald at M.A.D'Gallery
Westward: A Steampunk Western RPG
Art - The Winds of Oz by The Artifactory Chamber
Sepiachord interview with Voltaire
Steampunk independence ‘War of The Worlds: Goliath’ DVD review
iPhone - steampunk slot machine app
Custom Steampunk Work Bench, modern looks with steampunk touches
Steampunk JRPG Steel & Steam Released, "Red Meat Games have announced that episode 1 of Steel & Steam is complete and ready for purchase. The game is described as a JRPG fantasy steampunk adventure, with gameplay and graphics that harkens back to the classic sprite-based RPGs on the Genesis and SNES."
Free Steampunk TarotBot 2.5 , Android app, "The interface, which re-presents tarot, was designed with the primary goal to only draw from the physical artifacts (the deck of cards) those attributes which are meaningful to the reading: imagery, interpretations, and context."
Review - Rite of Passage, "Magical powers, alternative realities and ethnic history are a tripartite combination that rarely comes together. Yet that is exactly what Rite of Passage, a new independent movie, accomplishes. Blending “steampunk,” a traditionally niche genre, with African-American historical fiction, attempts to create an entirely new space of storytelling."
Blog - Steampunk India – Suna Dasi,
Photographs from the Steampunk Ball, held at the St Albans Museum in March 2014
Blog - Clockwork Horizon teaser/excerpt, by Therese Woodson. The story follows the life of Malachi Covington, an affluent resident of Aerial City, who lives by the stringent expectations of his wealthy uncle. However, Malachi dreams of airships and adventure.
March 24 - March 30, 2014
It's time to vote! Steampunk Chronicle's Reader's Choice Awards ,runs through April 22nd. Kevin Steil is up for best Personality, and Airship Ambassador is up for Best Website
Airship Ambassador interview with Jean-Cristophe Valtat, Part 2, author of Aurorarama and Luminous Chaos
Airship Ambassador interview with Jean-Cristophe Valtat, Conclusion
Kickstarter - Skies of Fire comic, An epic new comic featuring gigantic diesel-powered airships and their duels in the high skies. Not steampunk but certainly of interest, because of *Airships*! Skies of Fire takes place in the fictional Aquilan Empire, a kingdom roughly analogous to post-WW1 Great Britain. Instead of a navy, the Aquilans maintain a vast fleet of airships to defend its colonies, trade routes, and holdings. In the center of the Empire lies a monstrous, never-ending storm called The Expanse. It’s so dangerous not even the Royal Fleet dares venture into it for fear of losing its ships, personnel, and cargo. Naturally, that’s made The Expanse a haven for those who would prey on the Empire for their own gain. Ends April 11th.
Seattle Geekly review of The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series by Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine
Kickstarter coming for the English translation of the series "Shadows of Mars." March 28 will start a crowdsourcing campaign for an honorable and interesting initiative: The English translation of the saga of Augusto Chiarle. He requires a hand by all steamers to be able to translate his saga in English and then be able to make available for the entire globe.
Free steampunk ebook - Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 1 by Mark Fenger. Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.
Free steampunk ebook - The Basics of Flight by Joyce Chng. The Basics of Flight describes young Katherine Riley’s struggle to become an air-ship (called a ‘leo-fin’ in the story) pilot in a steampunk Victorian England. It depicts her learning journey at the Flight Academy, an institution established to train budding pilots and navigators.
Free steampunk ebook - Defender of the Departed by Jeff Young. When Kassandra Leyden begins seeing the ghost of her mother, she decides to investigate the circumstances of Anastasia's disappearance. Kassandra's mentor is not what he seems, her father is drinking himself into oblivion, and she's developing the ability to commune with the dead. Finally, someone has discovered how to interrogate the departed...
Free steampunk ebook - Dr. Herbert Goode, His Mechanical Girl and the End of the World by Amber X. Predicting the fallout from a new power source, a lone scientist now lives in solitary companionship with his final creation, watching the world pass by through glass and sorrow. Living day to day in their shelter against the outside horrors, they await the end of the world.
Free steampunk ebook - Kaboom! by Django Mathijsen. Steampunk flash fiction in which Jellana, riding from town to town on her steam tandem, gets in trouble with an unscrupulous traffic cop.
Art - "Steampunk" by TaKe-bamboo on DeviantArt.com
Art - steampunk flying aircraft by jamis27 on DeviantArt.com
Art - Steampunk Krakow in color by SammaeL89 on DeviantArt.com
Art - Steampunk Coaches by GremlinCat on DeviantArt.com
Art - Torpedo Boat by ShadowHyperreal on DeviantArt.com
Airship Cake by Elizabeth Marek. One of her most favorite clients ever asked me to create a steampunk cake for her husbands birthday.
Kickstarter - Skies of Fire by a new comic created and written by Vincenzo Ferriero and Ray Chou with art by Pablo Peppino. Skies is an epic adventure centered on gigantic, diesel-powered airships and their duels on the high skies
Watch - Felix vs the Leyden Jars
Watch - The Cog is Dead - Aimee
Watch - Steampunk Music - Steam Airships by Brandon Fiechter
Listen - The War of the Princes on Youtube
Article - Silk, Brass and Corsets about Photographer Gary Nicholls
Gaming - Steamfortress Victory RPG
Blog - Nautilus, a post about the variations of the famous submarine from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Blog - Tea time with steampunks, a recap of a Milwaukee Steampunk Society outing
New book release - Dawn's Early Light by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris
New book release - The Girl with the Iron Touch by Kady Cross
New book release - Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett
New book release - Emilie and the Sky World by Martha Wells
New book release - The iron Jackal by Chris Wooding
New book release - Remnants of Tomorrow by Kassy Tayler
Non-Euclidean Æthercast #24 – A bushel of Steampunk Reviews, today’s Non-Euclidean Æthercast’s episode take a look at two Steampunk works, an EP and a book, a geek rock album and a Cthulhu Mythos movie
March 17 - March 23, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Jean-Cristophe Valtat, Part 1, author of Aurorarama and Luminous Chaos
Airship Ambassador interview with Katherine Gleason, Part 2, author of Anatomy of Steampunk
Airship Ambassador interview with Katherine Gleason, Conclusion
Read - Beyond the Rails: Episode #1, a short story by Jack Tyler
Free steampunk ebook - Angel Eyes By William Vitka. The Authority rules over the blighted metropolis from their airships on high. The only reason the malicious masters approach the dirty streets is to kidnap members of the underclass for experimentation. But they didn't count on one woman and her quest for revenge.
Free steampunk ebook - The Eternal Gateway Book One: Requiem Series: The Eternal Gateway By SB Jones. Book one of The Eternal Gateway trilogy. A steampunk fantasy adventure that crosses paths with time traveling twists that bring you back to where it all started.
Free steampunk ebook - The Circus Infinitus Stories Volume 1 Series: The circus Infinitus, Book 1, By Ethan Somerville. The Circus Infinitus is a mysterious travelling carnival that moves from place to place as though by magic, appearing fully set up and ready to entertain the nineteenth century world with its fantastic shows and bizarre cast of characters.
Free steampunk ebook - A Steampunk Valentine By Steampunk.com. Stories and poems from the Steampunk.com Saint Valentine's Day Short Short Competition
Free steampunk ebook - Tales of the Airship Neverland Vol 1.5 : Fairy Dust Never Rusts By John White. One year before recovering Peter from Universe I, the Neverland crew leaves to enjoy the beach on the beautiful island of Krakatoa only to discover the treacherous East India Trading Company also has designs on the isle. Young Angela “Tinker” Belle, the ship’s newly minted engineer, finds she must rescue the crew, as well as the Fatimah, the dangerous leader of the Yom Junood Mermaids.
Free Kindle book - Lady of Devices: A steampunk adventure novel (Magnificent Devices) by Shelley Adina. Book One of the Magnificent Devices series, a novel of 54,000 words. At 17, Claire Trevelyan, daughter of Viscount St. Ives, whose talents lie not in the ballroom, but in the chemistry lab, where things have a regrettable habit of blowing up. When she meets Andrew Malvern, a member of the Royal Society of Engineers, she realizes her talents may encompass more than the invention of explosive devices.
The Infernal Aether, Author Pete Oxley needs your help to prepare his debut novel, "The Infernal Aether," for a successful print and ebook launch. "In the Fifteenth Century, the Aether held the universe together. In the Nineteenth Century, it just might tear it apart."
Blog - Improvising Steampunk Fashion or The Murder of a Perfectly Good Jacket
Watch - Location Tour for Steampunk Invasion, being held Sept 12-14, Dallas Texas
Steampunk Events for April 2014 at TOR.com
Review - Art exhibit at Seoul Arts Center in South Korea.
Artist Sam Van Olffen at Steampunk Art Exhibition in Art Center IDA
Arirang News report about Steampunk Art Exhibition in Seoul's Art Center
Art - Three Gates of Destiny by Park Jong Deok
Art - Cathedrale - a - Vapeur by Sam Van Olffen
An Ode To 19th And 20th Century Ingenuity Via Steampunk Springfield by New England Public Radio
Blog - What's the point of Steampunk?
Blog - Steampunk Music - Victor Sierra
Arclight Revelation Tianmar~ free steampunk rpg
Releasing Soon - The Nemesis Engines by Olivier Blanchard
March 10 - March 16, 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Katherine Gleason, author of Anatomy of Steampunk
Watch "Steam Speed" on Youtube, The Great Steampunk Race!
Interview with two authors of the Ácronos steampunk anthology, Josue' Ramos and Paulo César Ramírez
Read - Excerpt from Dawn’s Early Light – by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris
Tales from the Archives, Volume III: Part Two, steampunk podcast. Struggling against the dark claustrophobia lingering around them in their descent of the Money Pit, Hill and Tremblay navigate hydrological systems and digging technology to discover what has taken refuge under Oak Island.
Call for Steampunk, YA, & LGBTQ+ Authors to Participate in the 2014 SE Wisconsin Festival of Books
Interview with Michael Coorlim, author of the Galvanic Century series
Kickstarter - Steampunked Time Machine - The Mad Scientist's Card Game by Nord Games. Be the first to assemble a steam powered Time Machine by whatever means necessary. Steal, break and thwart your way to victory! Ends March 23rd
Luxembourg Short Movie Mr Hublot wins the Oscar
Fundraiser - Mr. Flip's Carnival Of Wonders & Curiousities, Help fund and save this steampunk festival. Without our venue, we have no festival. Mr. Flip's would end up as just a bunch of photographs and memories of the past two years. We need your help to keep that from happening.
The Gilded Age comic, from Terminus Media. 1877. The full dawn of Industrial Revolution has collided with the twilight of the age of magic and alchemy, leading to a most curious progeny: self-aware clockwork men. Man-made machines, with clockwork gears and steam-powered joints, serve man even as the followers of the old ways continue to nurse growing resentment of these new creations.
Book fundraiser - Clockwork Twist: Dreamer by Emily Thompson. a steampunk novel that will immerse you in a lush and vibrant word in the heart of the Victorian era. Airship pirates rule the skies. Everyone you meet could be a magical creature like a Djinn, a Kitsune or a Vampire in disguise. Bustles, top hats, and goggles are the fashion of the day. Twist is an unassuming clock maker, happy in his quiet and solitary life in London. He is also the owner of a powerful heightened sense known as a Sight. With a single touch, he can feel and understand the damage in anything he touches. This is helpful when mending clockwork, but torturous in social situations.
Steampunked Doctor Who Playmobil
Steampunk Playmobil Airship by Emma J
Blog - Steampunk Lego, part 2
Watch - All Things Victorian by Victoriana Lady Lisa, The premiere show of a new series about Victorians - yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Free steampunk ebook - Astrid Darby and the Circus in the Sky By Eleanor Prophet. Astrid and her entourage are off to the Cirque du Flaire, the famous circus in the sky, to solve a thrilling mystery, the surreal nature of which they discover is more shocking than they have ever encountered before.
Free steampunk ebook - And They Called Her Spider (Galvanic Century) by Michael Coorlim. In their debut adventure, London is in the grip of an unstoppable assassin known only as the Spider, and consulting detectives James Wainwright and Alton Bartleby have been commissioned to catch her. Can the surly inventor and savvy gentleman track her down and stop her string of murders, or will Queen Victoria be her next victim?
Free steampunk ebook - Nimbus: A Steampunk Novel (Part One) By B.J. Keeton Seedy corporations and airship factions, demons and rogues, zealots and thieves…an epic tale of power, greed, and corruption. Nimbus is steampunk for people who don't know they like steampunk, as well as being steampunk for people who already love steampunk!.
Free steampunk ebook - Professor Greenbolt's Aetheric Marvels By Melinda Bardon. An eccentric toymaker comes to the sleepy town of Burr Ridge, and the townsfolk are delighted with his aether-powered wonders. Things are not at all what they appear, however, as Burr Ridge's children soon find out.
Free steampunk ebook - The War of Antiquities: One Series: The War of Antiquities By SB Jones. Discover the origins of the heroes and villains of The Eternal Gateway. The War of Antiquities is a multi-part short story romantic drama set in a steampunk fantasy world.
Steampunk Sidecar, by Marco Fulrlanetto, an Italian artist.
Call for submissions - THE SEA IS OURS: TALES OF STEAMPUNK SOUTHEAST ASIA by Rosarium Publishing. Ends June 30th
Call for Submissions - Cairo by Gaslight, Edited by Brandon Black. Ends March 31st
Steampunk Raffle by Aadenian Ink, publishers of the novella, Encante
March 3 - March 9, 2014
Steamcon Announces Closure
Tarot of Brass & Steam, the tarot deck of the steampunk alternate reality, encompassing not just traditional Victorian enviornments, but examining what steampunk might have been like at all corners of the globe.
Steampunk Band, Victor Sierra, Comes to The Steampunk World's Fair!, Help Victor Sierra bring their new album, Yesterday's Tomorrow, all the way from Paris, France to The Steampunk World's Fair this May! Ends April 16.
Art of Victorian Futurism exhibit , Seoul, South Korea. With James Ng, Art Donovan and others. Now through May 18
Watch the adventures of Felix Blithedale, now on Youtube
The 20,000 Leagues Remake That Almost Was, Ron Miller talkes about a 1984 Dino DeLaurentiis project
Steampunk samurai in Dark Horse' Toshiro, June 2014, The mechano-samurai Toshiro travels a Victorian clockwork world, battling horrors too dark for mankind. With his mysterious partner, the world-famous adventurer Quicksilver Bob, Toshiro must face Earth’s greatest foe yet: the soul-stealing, zombie-creating jellyfish from beyond.
Steamcon convention closes, per Facebook posting on March 9th
February 24 - March 2, 2014
Blog - dreadful objectivity: steampunk in Africa
Tales from the Archives, Volume III: One, The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences has many forgotten stories in its Archives. Stories of madcap adventures in all corners of the Empire, dark doings in hidden places, and mysterious devices and artifacts that the everyday citizen should never become aware of for fear it would quite undo their minds.
WSJ Article - The Man Who Makes Steampunk, Bruce Rosenbaum likes to turn old objects into useful things. That is how he started steampunking before he knew what it was.
Kickstarter - Frenchy and the Punk's New CD Project, Studio-bound to record the follow up to Hey Hey Cabaret! The CD will be bursting with new tunes to fill your ears and heart with! Ends March 26.
Free e-book - The Irizinium Priestess By Moira Hodgkinson, Once a Priestess of the great Metalwork Palace, a great engineer and sculptress, Lady Solivante is a wretched, beautiful shadow of who she used to be. Infected and craving blood-iron, she can only take comfort now in the touch of flesh against her metal as her time runs out.
Free e-book - Before the Chase: An Anthology By Dara Fogel, Imagine a bold world in which descendants of an ancient mystical order secretly struggle to keep the forces of darkness at bay, utilizing every means and device at their disposal. Magic, mystery and strange technology beckon from beyond the limits of history and belief.
Free e-book - Sparks - Tales from the Provinces By Joseph Bouchard, Welcome to the Provinces. This anthology contains 6 flash-fiction stories set within an engaging steampunk sci-fi style world. You will meet key players in my upcoming novels, both heroes and villains, as they struggle through important moments in their lives.
Free e-book - Little Agnes and the Shopkeeper Sham By Stella Drexler, An idiotic shopper meets the dodgy and precocious Little Agnes Crowley and her animated clockwork cadaver, Vic, at the Grand Opening of Mr. Begum's House of Oddity and Curios of Dubious Origin and is delighted by the collection of Scalp Extrapolators, death rays, gauntlets and the mysterious Mutable Impetus Cannon.
Free e-book - Morgan vs The Invaders from the Mirror Dimension By Lloyd Robert, Young Morgan just wants to do what is right. Doing what is right for his family and his world. When Alex Morgan is faced with the mystery of the appearance of the Mirror Men he rushes to investigate. Alex's life changes as well as other things. Will Alex have the strength to do what he thinks as right?
Call for artists - STEEL CITY STEAMPUNK Juried Exhibition, submit your work for the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center’s 2014 steampunk exhibition. This campus-wide event will attract visitors from all over the country and provide an inclusive and educational source of fun for the Southern Colorado area and beyond during the summer of 2014. Our guest juror Art Donovan, renowned artist and author of “The Art of Steampunk”, will choose artists to exhibit their artwork for this event, as well as one of the two cash awards that will be offered for the Steel City Steampunk Juried Exhibition.
Brass - a pop-up restaurant by The Steampunk Chef, March 31 — at Supino Pizza Seatings at 6 PM and 8 PM, Dining is by reservation only; Availability is limited to 24 people per seating.
Anachrocon Reorganizes Amid Controversy Surrounding Chairman
Exclusive! Jay Noel’s THE DRAGONFLY WARRIOR Excerpt at Beyond Victoriana
What is Steampunk? by Andre Savetier, covering the origins of steampunk
February 17 - February 23, 2014
Touring Steampunk Paris by SJ Chambers and Arthur Morgan
Art - Steampunk Train by wolfblueeyes at deviantart.com
Carlsbad mall security banishes steampunk group, "Over 40 people in steampunk garb (Victorian dress meets sci-fi/time traveler) were turned away from the Westfield Plaza Mall in Carlsbad on February 9 — mall security told them to leave because they were breaking the mall’s “code of conduct.”"
ABC 10 News - Steampunk group says they were escorted out of Carlsbad mall because of their clothing
Steampunk Carousel Outing Cut Short By Security Guards - Did Mall Overreact To Steampunk Meet Up?
Petition for a public apology from Westfield Plaza Mall, and from District general manager Becky Smith for the treatment a number of steampunks received from mall security on February 9, 2014.
Artist Brian Kessinger wins PORTAL Design contest, "Brian's winning design is entitled "The Cake is a Fabrication" and depicts Portal heroine Chelle in steampunk style, complete with dimension-jumping cephalopod action. It's a beautiful piece of stylized fan art that merges steampunk with gaming lore."
Free Kindle book on March 5 and 6 - The Journals of Thaddeaus Shockpocket - Albion 77 by Henry Walton. "Thaddeaus Shockpocket is Henry’s first book series for young adults. "
February 3 - February 9, 2014
Free ebook - The Mrs. McGillicuddy Mysteries, the Series By K.H. Koehler, Prepare yourself for a world where supernatural creatures and steampunk technology collide!
Free ebook - Cat and Mouse By Joshua (J.E.) Dyer, A short story taking Steampunk out to sea. The crew of the USS Endeavor are caught in a match of wits and stragegy.
Free ebook - Little Agnes and the Ghosts of Kelpie Wharf By Stella Drexler, Lovable, precocious and clinically insane young scientist Agnes Crowley and her ubiquitous companion, Vic, a re-animated clockwork cadaver, investigate the mysterious ghosts of Kelpie Wharf, but to uncover the secrets of the wharf, they must face an army of werewolves, bogeymen, revenants, bog monsters, Spring-Heeled Jacks and other legendary monsters of lore.
Free ebook - Ruby Celeste and the Ghost Armada By Nicholas J. Ambrose, **ADULT** Prepare to enter a dangerous place—the world of sky pirates!
Free ebook - Clockwork Nessie By Claire Gillian, An intrepid young woman in pre-World War 1 Scotland, who prefers science to matrimony, discovers a world of incredible secrets her late father was keen on hiding from her. Clockwork Nessie is a short story featuring steam-powered inventions, monsters, pirates and handsome scientists.
Art - No one expects the Imperial Inquisition! - WH40000 by alberti
Art - Pain Is Righteousness Entering The Body by xXAnemonaXx
Submission Guidelines for THE SEA IS OURS: TALES OF STEAMPUNK SOUTHEAST ASIA
2014 Steampunk Chronicle Valentine eCards! "Send your sweetie a free steamy Valentine courtesy of Steampunk Chronicle. Once again we have teamed up with great artists for the Steampunk Chronicle 2014 Valentine's eCard. Just fill out your infomation and your intended will have one of five Steampunk themed Valentine's eCard lovingly delivered to their inbox. Send as many as you want! Tell your friends! Tell your loves! Tell you enemies how much you love to be enemies!"
Win The Jupiter Chronicles, Win the first two books in The Jupiter Chronicles series’ The Secret of the Great Red Spot and The Ice Orphan of Ganymede.
Coming soon - The Ice Orphan of Ganymede, Book Two of the Children’s Steampunk Series, The Jupiter Chronicles
Instructables - Steampunked Talking Book
Instructables - Hemisphere keyboard
Instructables - Secret Server, server hidden in a book
Instructables - Nixie Lantern Clock
Free Kindle ebook - Clockwork Looking Glass by Michael Rigg, free only between Feb 10 and Feb 14th, 2014. Clockwork Looking Glass follows the journey of “Alice” as she struggles to make sense of her surroundings, piecing them together with the strange visions and nightmares that are her only link to who she really is. It's a fantasy set in an alternate reality, an urban Steampunk universe that moves from the bronze and iron towers of New Yorke and haunted Philadelphia to the plantations of Louisiana, the Citadel of Thinking Machines and finally to the key that could bring Alice home... or destroy everything: Atlantis.
Art - Mr. Lunger's Splendiferous Stovepipe by 47ness
January 27 - February 2, 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World - Welcome!, the global event has begun and takes place during the whole month of February 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World - Official Links Page
Mechanical Kingdoms: Steam-Driven Visions of a Victorian Future, February 22, Disneyana on Main Street, U.S.A. inside Disneyland® park, Join us as we welcome artists, Dave Avanzino, Jim Crouch, Jeremy Fulton, Brian Kesinger, Noah, Mark Page, Michael Peraza and Javier Soto at Mechanical Kingdoms, featuring conceptual designs and ideas for an array of inventive vehicles, machines and gadgets, does share some of the same inspirations as steampunk, most prominently a fascination with the extravagantly inventive visions of tomorrow expressed by such Victorian futurists as Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. So don your petticoats and bustles or your suits and old military storm coats, pull on your brass goggles, dangle your ray gun from your hip and get ready for an adventure that takes us forward into the past, as seen through the eyes of Disney artists and designers.
Prologue to New Novel in the Pat O’Malley Steampunk Series, Jim Musgrave’s best-selling Pat O’Malley Steampunk Mystery Series has announced the new book being created, and it continues Detective O’Malley’s confrontation with the strange Society living beneath Central Park.
Blog - Why is February 2014 International Steampunk Month?
Indiegogo - Alice Of Wonderland Trading Card Game, We have created the Alice Of Wonderland Trading Card Game with easy and simple game rules for all age levels to be able to play. Our game consists of characters based on a Steampunk Wonderland world, and also includes other fairy tale characters in the public domain that have been re-imagined.
Art - Ral Zarek by deschamps. Illustration from Magic the Gathering's Duel of the Planeswalkers.
Art - Steampunk Batman/Joker by Crazylegs76, for Steampunk contest at CG Hub
Art - Wolverine Steampunk Redesign by artina
Art - Steampunk Character sketch by VinodRams
Art - The Steampunk Harem by AlyFell
Blog - Punks of Steampunk, "a well thought out study of how we are "punking" traditional views and ideas on everything from period accuracy to how we view being physically challenged or other gendered. It is a wonderful piece of work that really shows how huge, international and Splendid this genre/community is."
Blog - This Thing Called Steampunk at Steampunk Tourist
Blog - Vintage Art Works, paper sculptures by Lance Oscarson
Kickstarter - Shadowbinders Book II, The Shadowbinders webcomic has been online for nearly four years at www.shadowbinders.com. Thanks to Kickstarter, we funded a print collection of the first six chapters in 2012. That book is nearly sold out. Now we're looking for your help to produce a follow-up -- SHADOWBINDERS: Book Two! Ends March 7.
Free ebook - The Nephele Ship: Volume One - The Frozen Workshop, By Luke Shephard, After a catastrophe that covered half the world in inhospitable ice, a team of treasure hunters finds a lead about a mysterious workshop said to contain miraculous and wondrous inventions that could be worth fortunes.
Free ebook - The Orderly By Louise Stanley, Kostya Prilukhov volunteered to fight, but ended up swabbing floors and making tea in a hospital. When he meets the enigmatic Captain Piech, an offer to see the front ends up as a lot more
Free ebook - Abigail Abernathy: All-Night Analytical Engine Analyst By TR Goodman, All Abigail Abernathy wants is a respectable job where she can put her knowledge of analytical engines to use. The Royel Trading Company of Bristol provides her with just such an opportunity, but not everyone is pleased to have her aboard.
Free ebook - Tales of Calopa: The Fahlworth Papers By Xero Reynolds, Savior. Visionary. Genius. Monster. No other name can inspire such awe and fear for those living on Calopa as does "Absalohm". However, one man alone does not an empire make. What of those who worked hand in hand with Absalohm to usher in the technological renaissance? What part did celebrated inventor Jeremiah Fahlworth have to play in Absalohm's madness?
Free ebook - The Gilded Gun: An Aetheric Artifacts Prequel By Wendy L. Callahan, Before she was the icy, jilted ex-fiancée in The Chronos Clock, Demetra Ashdown was very much in love with Lord Francis Winterton, who was just as smitten with her. So why did he have to fight so hard to win back her affections three years later? Because of the infamous incident with “the gun”.
January 20 - January 26, 2014
February Steampunk events posted at TOR
Kickstarter - Steampunk Nixie Clock by Kyle Miller at TGT Studios. Handmade Steampunk Nixie Clocks in black walnut, brass, copper and chrome. Blending the 1950's with the 1850's. Fully programmable. Ends Feb 23rd.
Kickstarter - Steampunk for Simpletons A guide for folks who aren't sure what steampunk is all about, by Travis I. Sivart and Wendy L. Callahan. New folks discover steampunk each day, and often their first question is, "What is steampunk?", and their second question is, "What do you do?". Ends Feb 20th
Kickstarter - Boston Metaphysical Society - Steampunk Comic by Madeleine Holly-Rosing. An ex-Pinkerton detective and his spirit photographer partner battle supernatural forces in late 1800's Boston. Ends Feb 21st
Watch - Steampunk Music - Steam Mechanics by Brandon Fiechter
Watch - What is Steampunk? - The TeslaCon Panel by Steampunk Chronicle
Watch - Spieldose (Steampunk Music)
Slideshow from Her Royal Majesty's Steampunk Symposium 2014
Nomination time - Steampunk Chronicle 2014 Readers Choice Awards, Here is your chance to let the rest of the Steampunk community know your opinion on the best of Steampunk this year. Nominations phase – Starts in January through February 28, 2014. Voting Phase – March 15 – April 12, 2014
January 13 - January 19, 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World, the official announcement on Airship Ambassador about a global event taking place during the whole month of February 2014
Airship Ambassador interview with Jonathan Burgess, author of Chasing the Lantern
Jonathan Burgess, part 2
Jonathan Burgess, part 3
Art - Steampunk Narwhal
Watch - The Makers, video by Pecktec from Teslacon IV
Watch - Lies Of The Machine - The dishonorable death of the honorable Captain Vasilij, LOTM is a fresh, new band from the heart of Eastern-Europe, Hungary, centered around an alternate history steampunk world. Our music is an amalgamation of several genres
Watch - The Gin Song - The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing
Read - A Study in Ashes by Emma Jane Holloway, As part of her devil’s bargain with the industrial steam barons, Evelina Cooper is finally enrolled in the Ladies’ College of London. However, she’s attending as the Gold King’s pet magician, handcuffed and forbidden contact with even her closest relation, the detective Sherlock Holmes.
Read - Shadowdance: The Darkest London Series: Book 4 by Kristen Callihan, Life has been anything but kind to Mary Chase. But the Society for the Suppression of Supernaturals has given her purpose. Now she's been tasked with catching a vicious murderer dubbed the Bishop of Charing Cross. But someone is already on the case-and the last thing he relishes is a partner.
Read - Perdido Street Station by China Mieville. Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades, and arcane races live in perpetual fear of Parliament and its brutal militia. The air and rivers are thick with factory pollutants and the strange effluents of alchemy, and the ghettos contain a vast mix of workers, artists, spies, junkies, and whores. In New Crobuzon, the unsavory deal is stranger to none—not even to Isaac, a brilliant scientist with a penchant for Crisis Theory.
Read - Airborn by Kenneth Oppel. Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt's always wanted; convinced he's lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies
Read - Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve. The great traction city London has been skulking in the hills to avoid the bigger, faster, hungrier cities loose in the Great Hunting Ground. But now, the sinister plans of Lord Mayor Mangus Crome can finally unfold.
Listen - Krypton Radio's interview with Thomas Willeford, episode 46
Read through the online RPG thread for Steampunk Mars 2 In the year 1878, the discovery of the Phlebotinum Reactor enabled mankind to travel the luminiferous aether between worlds. Exploratory voyages were launched by adventurous souls from around the world. The moon turned out to be a disappointing dusty plain devoid of interesting features, while Venus was a dense fetid jungle teeming with virulent diseases. But on Mars mankind found a populous, ancient civilization of a new race of humans. The race was on for the earthly powers to carve out niches to explore and exploit this new frontier. It is now 1880, and the scramble for Mars is on!
New online RPG - Steampunk in Space
Read - The Aether Chronicle #4 by Leslie Orton at the Steampunk Writers and Artist Guild
National Tour of Steampunk-Inspired The Fantasticks Opens Jan. 17 in Rapid City
Lego steampunk spider, based on Arliss Loveless's tarantula contraption from the movie version of The Wild Wild West
Review - Mike Resnick's The Doctor and the Dinosaurs By Sandy Amazeen
Listen - Jim Musgrave joins Authors on the Air, Jim is the author of the Steam City Pirates and the critically acclaimed Pat O’Malley series.
Steampunk Maleficent dragon to star in new Festival of Fantasy parade at Walt Disney World
fanzone art nov winners - anime steampunk!
One low steampunk chopper, ground hugging motorcycle when parked
Artwork Gallery at Steampunker.De
January 6 - January 12, 2014
Steampunk Hands Around the World, the official announcement on Airship Ambassador about a global event taking place during the whole month of February 2014
DC Comics Goes Steampunk This February with 20 Killer Covers
Steampunk Symposium announces Guest of Honour – Emilie P Bush
Watch - Eugen - The steampunk musical, Short musical premiered at the 22nd Days of Croatian Film.
Watch - AURELIA: Edge of Darkness Season Two Trailer, In the second season of this steampunk fantasy web show, the citizens of Aurelia must confront the challenges raised by bringing a supernatural power into their scientific world. Join the show at theatrics.com/aurelia and help tell the story!
Watch - DIY Vibratory Tumbler, a view from Jake Von Slatt's workshop
Watch - The Wizard of OZ: A Steampunk Adventure
Watch - DEDALES EPISODE 1
December 30, 2013 - January 5, 2014
Blog - European Steampunk Music
Read - A Steampunk's Guide to the Apocalypse by Margaret Killjoy
Read - Steampunk Fashion by Spurgeon Vaughn Ratcliffe
Read - The Mammoth Book of Steampunk by Sean Wallace
Read - Gossamer Wing by Delphine Dryden
Read - A Red Sun Also Rises by Mark Hodder
Watch - The Great Promenade of Fools & Ghosts by Marquis of Vaudeville
Watch - A Shell of a Man by The Melting Clock
Watch - Memorabilia 7 by Josh Bauder
Watch - The Royal Navy Explorer by Michael Ghelfi
Watch - Soulless book trailer, by Bruno Accioly from Brazil
Art - Steampunk City by ?????? ?????????
Art - Steampunk Characters by Georges le Mercenaire
Art - Too Much Good Stuff by Daaakota, Sherlock Holmes and Steampunk Iron Man
Art - Flapursity by Aleksandr Nikonov
Art - Departure of The Borealis by Christophe Vacher
Art - Airship by Marcus Luk
Indiegogo - The SteamAble Wheelchair Project, by ModVic, Help us construct a retro-futuristic Steampunk Wheelchair for a 14 year old boy with Muscular Dystrophy and begin construction of other assisted living devices. We want to modify a wheelchair to take it from 'functional' to 'awesome'. It is our belief that this highly customized wheelchair will help the recipient Kyron, the 14 year old boy with Muscular Dystrophy who inspired this project. Ends February 27, 2014
Mad Raven's Steampunk Poker Deck, This beautiful poker deck features Steampunk/Victorian artwork and notable Victorian personalities. Great for use with the GLAS LARP system or just a fun night of cards with your Steampunk friends!
Blog - 5peculative 5cholar's Top 5 Steampunk Reads of 2013
Announcing Season 2 of Aurelia, "The energy crisis is over, but the battle has just begun." This experimental steampunk fantasy web show on the Theatrics platform returns for another season of stories. It's time for you to get involved.
DIY Secret Book of Sinister Potions
Sepiachord - Circus at the End of the World/Steampunk New Year's Eve 2014 playlist
December 23 - December 29, 2013
Airship Ambassador interview with Mark Jason Page, steampunk artist and Disney Imagineer
Airship Ambassador interview with Mark Jason Page, part 2
Watch - video interview with the Airship Ambassador, filmed at Teslacon IV, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Read - Steampunk Tarot: Wisdom from the Gods of the Machine by John Matthews
Read - Tin Swift by Devon Monk
Read - The Secret of Abdu El Yezdi by Mark Hodder
Read - Steampunk Sourcebook by M. C. Waldrep
Read - Steampunk Jewellery by Carolyn Schulz
Art - Steampunk Submersibles by mancub on Conceptart.org
Art - Steampunk Landspeeder by Nick Moller at CGSociety.org
Art - Clockwork Universe sculpture and clock by Tim Wetherell
Art - Steampunk robot concept by Toni Justamante at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk Jack and Sally by Don Higgins, A private commission for a Steampunk themed Jack Skellington, Sally, and Zero
Listen - The Death of the Cog by The Cog is Dead
Listen - The Aurora, track 2 from the steampunk film, Aurora
Watch - Just Glue Some Gears On It (And Call It Steampunk) by Reginald Pikedevant
Watch - Cracked Monocle - I'm Steampunk and I Know It by Daniel Burrow
Watch - The Violet Steam Experience - "Prometheus" from the album The Violet Steam Experience, Équinoxe Records/Nova MD 2013
New blog - The Parasol Protectorate's Tentacle and Treacle, Recipes for the Victorian Household
Pure Steam RPG now released, The Pure Steam campaign setting is set in the age of steam, and is fully compatible with the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. This book has everything you need to add some steam to your game. The Federated States of Ullera serve as the launching point for endless adventure.
December 16 - December 22, 2013
Airship Ambassador blog - Supporting Steampunk
Aetherfest III registration is open, happening November 21-23 , San Antonio, Texas, USA
Interview with the creators of The Station in Second Life, a floating club
Blog - The Best Steampunk Fashion and Art 12/16/13
Review - Steampunk Trails #1, a new magazine by David B. Riley.
Blog - Steampunk artist’s palette is nuts and bolts,
Read - In Her Majesty's Name: Steampunk Skirmish Wargaming Rules by Craig Cartmell
Read - Dream London by Tony Ballantyne
Read - Steampunk Revolution, editor Ann Vandermeer
Read - Romulus Buckle & the Engines of War by Preston, Richard Ellis, Jr
Read - Cold Copper by Devon Monk
Art - Next Stop by magicsart at Deviantart.com
Art - Her Majesty Air Fleet - Pirates by Vladislav Laryushin at renderu.com
Art - Klik Orbis Observer by Chris Miscik at Deviantart.com
Art - First Men in the Moon by DesHanley
Art - Kevin Mowrer's Steampunk Motorcycle
Art - Passage by Ignis Ferroque at Deviantart.com
Watch - Progress, episode 1, a ten episode web series. Victorian England has a steam-powered internet and Jack the Ripper is posting his crimes on the web. It's a Sherlockian cyber-thriller and a game of riddles to decipher the identity of the Whitechapel Murderer.
Watch - Progress, episode 2
Watch - Progress, episode 3
Watch - Teslacon Newsreel 2, continuing coverage of Teslacon IV by Steampunk Chronicle
Watch - Ghostfire's The Last Steampunk Waltz
Blog - 12 Days of Christmas: A Steampunk Guide to Christmas Music
An airship has landed at Cardington Shed 1, new airship technology returns to England
December 9 - December 15, 2013
Interview - The Dead Flowers Case, part 2,
Watch - Teslacon News Reel 1, see highlights from Teslacon IV, The Congress of Steam
Review - The Steampunk Adventurer’s Guide
Steamcon VI registration is open
Kickstarter - Steampunk World: A multicultural steampunk fiction anthology, a showcase for nineteen authors to flip the levers and start the pistons and invite you to experience the entirety of steampunk. Ends January 8th.
Kickstarter - Fairy Tales vs. Monsters, Snow White,Cinderella and Red Riding Hood stand against Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster and the Wolfman in a steampunk world. Ends January 9th
Art - Steampunk Spiral Time, by Diarment at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk - To sail the sky, by Jacklionheart at Deviantart.com
Art - Red Steam, by neibeis at Deviantart.com
Art - Steampunk emerald choker, by Pinkabsinthe at Deviantart.com
Art - Steam-Aeolian Airship, by Cinvira at Deviantart.com
Read - How to Draw Steampunk by Joey Marsocci
Read - The Red Plague Affair by Lilith Saintcrow
Read - The Doctor and the Dinosaurs by Mike Resnick
Read - The Aylesford Skull by James P. Blaylock
Read - The Mammoth Book of Steampunk editor Sean Wallace
Fashion - Caribbean Steampunk by Coleria at Deviantart.com
December 2 - December 8, 2013
Airship Ambassador interview with the creators of The Dead Flower Case
Concordium magazine #2 now available
Blog - Steampunk Events for December 2013
James Ng Art is now on Facebook
Art - Airship Cadillac
Art - Gladiator Story 2 by Aleksandr Kuskov
Interview - Ann VanderMeer
Interview - Tom and Kambrea Pratt from Shadowbinders
Watch - Steamworks & Shadows Episode 3: The Masquerade
Steamcon - donation pledge level announced
Art - Montblanc steampunk style fountain pens
Steampunk Tarot mobile phone app, for iPhone and Android
Gift idea - diving helmet cufflinks
Interview with Bill Willingham, talking about his new work, Legenderry
Legenderry Character images, from Bill Willingham
Steampunk Symposium call for bands and entertainers
Art - An Expedition from the Nautilusby Dave McCamant
Review - Sundark: An Elle Black Penny Dread
Art - Pure Steam Steam Tank by 47ness at Deviantart.com
Art - Illusion by mamiboo at Deviantart.com
Wahkan issue #1 Cover by stephane-richard at Deviantart.com
Steampunk artwork by artist Eric Fan
Art - Old Watch Parts To Craft Tiny Intricate Steampunk Sculptures
Watch - Nimbus Machina, Onboard a gigantic steam machine, a pilot tries to flee the monstrous storm he created.
Blog - Steampunk Books Coming Out in December 2013
November 25 - December 1, 2013
Airship Ambassador review of Teslacon IV ,
Airship Ambassador - A Tribute to Richard Nagy ,
Steampunk Magazine - Madeline Foxtrot interviews the Airship Ambassador, part 1
Steampunk Magazine - Madeline Foxtrot interviews the Airship Ambassador, part 2
Read - Steampunk Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
Read - Clockwork Angels: The Novel by Kevin J. Anderson
Read - Steampunk: An Illustrated History of Fantastical Fiction, Fanciful Film and Other Victorian Visions by Brian J. Robb
Read - Agatha H. and the Clockwork Princess by Phil and Kaja Foglio
Read - International Steampunk Fashions by Lisa Griffiths
Kickstarter - Tinker Steampunk Web Series, Prepare for a high-flying steampunk adventure in this all-new Sci-Fi / Fantasy series about a pair of talented inventors called, the TINKERS. Set in an alternate history timeline that picks up in the late nineteenth century, the story follows the lives of the Tinkers, a father/daughter engineering duo, in San Francisco of the Northwest American territory. Ends Jan 3, 2014
Kickstarter - Pacemaker: A Steampunk Novel, Pacemaker is a Steampunk/Historical Fiction trilogy that follows the lives of Ada Lovelace and Henry Babbage. Ends January 10, 2014
Kickstarter - Joy Kill Club, This is a story of the worlds best assassins in a steampunk world. They are charged with keeping peace at all costs. Ends December 16th
Kickstarter - Noble Beast Classics — Creating Interactive Literature, enhanced, interactive and immersive cervions of classic stories. iPad, Web and Android (stretch goal) Ends December 12th.
Kickstarter - Zeppeldrome: The Humorous, Hazardous Dirigible Rally, A humorous, puzzle, screw-your-neighbor game with a hazardous, modular board; and cards used to help you or mess with your opponents. Ends December 15th.
November 18 - November 24, 2013
Airship Ambassador interview with Richard Preston, part 2, steampunk author of Romulus Buckle and the Engines of War
Watch - World of Steam, The Clockwork Heart, Episode 1, "Hieronymous Smythe has lost his wife, and tries to rebuild his shattered heart"
Kickstarter - Crimson Rhen of The True North, Steampunk! Fantasy! Adventure! It's like those 1980s adventure movies you used to love, but as a COMIC... plus airships and magic! Early pages of Crimson Rhen appeared on the Shadowbinders.com website several months ago. Ends Dec 12th
Kickstarter - The Clock Maker's Legacy, The Clock Maker’s Legacy is a steampunk fantasy adventure set in a unique universe that is filled with wonder and rich with history.. Ends Dec 1st
Kickstarter - Machina Arcana, Machina Arcana is a cooperative steampunk horror board game for 1-4 players. An immersive and dark, turn-based tactical game. Ends Dec 24th
Kickstarter - The Littlest Clockwork, a steampunk children's book, An illustrated tale of a boy who wants to fly the family airship & the clockwork girl who helps him find his way home. Kid steam-punk! Ends Dec 11th
Kickstarter - Windforge, CONTRA meets MINECRAFT in a building-block RPG! Explore an ever-changing steampunk world featuring Airships & Sky Whales! Windforge is a 2D building block RPG that seamlessly combines gameplay like Contra with the freedom and building of Minecraft. Build airships and explore hostile skies in an ever changing Steampunk world. Ends Dec 6th
Kickstarter - MONSTER OF THE SKY - Mythic Steampunk Film Post-Production, A mythic Steampunk tale of love and revenge, mashed up with modern motion-capture animation and traditional puppetry! Monster of the Sky is a stunning Clockwork puppet film inspired by a Lord Byron poem and driven by the music of Stereo Alchemy. In a futuristic world of cogs and gearwork, young Sky falls in love and is swept off to the clouds by a winged prince, only to die on her wedding day. But the story doesn't end here - resurrected by mechanical ghosts, she becomes a goddess of vengeance who sets out to find her prince again. Ends Dec 14th
Art - Elo Steam Sparrow by elodie50a at Deviantart.com
Art - Kickstart2 by xelosuchiha at Deviantart.com
Art - Sign for Florida Steampunk Exhibition by IllustratorG at Deviantart.com
Art - Helium City by phantoms-siren at Deviantart.com
Art - League of S.T.E.A.M. DVD cover by shoomlah at Deviantart.com
Read - Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff. Book Two in Jay Kristoff's critically acclaimed Lotus War series that began with Stormdancer. The mad Sh?gun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, and the threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The toxic blood lotus flower continues to ravage the land, the deadlands splitting wider by the day. The machine-worshippers of the Lotus Guild conspire to renew the nation’s broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion simultaneously - by endorsing a new Sh?gun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead.
Read - Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism by Katherine Gleason. From formal outfits to costumes crafted for the stage, from ensembles suited to adventure to casual street styles, steampunk fashion has come to encompass quite a few different looks. Many steampunk practitioners, rather than confining their vision to one European city, imagine steam-driven societies all over the world.
Read - Long Live the Queen by Kate Locke. Xandra Vardan thought life would be simpler when she accepted the goblin crown and became their queen, but life has only become more complicated. Everyone -- vampires, werewolves and humans -- wants the goblins on their side, because whoever has the goblins -- wins.
Read - Walking Your Octopus: A Guidebook to the Domesticated Cephalopod by Brian Kesinger. A beautifully produced and richly illustrated book that showcases the day-to-day adventures of independent girl-about-town Victoria Psismall and her pet land octopus Otto. Thirty panoramic, full-page illustrations humorously chronicle the duo's home and social activities that include (among other things) bathing, biking, dating, cooking, playing croquet, and pumpkin carving. Accompanying text explains the "do"s and "don't"s of living with a large land octopus.
Read - The Executioner's Heart by George Mann. The fourth Newbury & Hobbes steampunk mystery from George Mann--the detectives are up against the most frightening villainess England has yet seen. The victim’s chest has been cracked open and their heart torn out. Bainbridge suspects there’s a symbolic reason for the stolen hearts, so he sends for supernatural specialist Sir Maurice Newbury and his determined assistant, Miss Veronica Hobbes.
The Girl Genius Paper Doll App is here!, get it for free from the iTunes store
Dead Flowers Case - giveawayWin 1 of 100 limited edition prints signed by artist Stephen Halleux
Article - That Time Jules Verne Caused a UFO Scare
Steampunk artist, Matt Silva, is on Syfy's Face Off, a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art.
RPG - Victorian Lost, a historical setting for Changeling: The Lost. This book contains information on the late Victorian Era, including both actual history and fanciful imaginings of this time.
Watch - Live Tea With Madeline Foxtrot! Teslacon 2013 Edition, See as Madeline Foxtrot Tackles the hot button issues in this first ever LIVE Tea with Madeline Foxtrot. Madeline: Defines Steampunk, discusses how to take a TRUE Steampunk photo, and interviews Austin Sirkin, Veronique Chevalier, and Lisa Hager!
November 11 - November 17, 2013
Airship Ambassador interview with Colleen Gleason, part 2, steampunk author of The Clockwork Scarab
Airship Ambassador return interview with Richard Preston, Jr, talking about his newest book, Romulus Buckle and the Engines of War
Review - The Boston Metaphysical Society
Kickstarter - The Dead Flowers Case, An eccentric and fascinating game for PC, Mac & Tablets in a steampunk universe by the producers of Syberia & Amerzone and S. Halleux. Ends December 8th.
Watch - The World of Steam - 2013 ComicCon Sizzle Reel, " a Twilight Zone-like webseries set in a Steampunk universe. " First episode on Nov 20th.
Watch - Amelia, a bittersweet story about a clock maker creating a companion, told in wonderful rhyme and visual filming
Watch - Jake von Slatt - The Steampunk Workshop, a tour of his Steampunk workshop area
Watch - Building a Steampunk Dining Table
Read - Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger
Read - Fiddlehead by Cherie Priest
Read - Empire of Ruins by Arthur Slade
Read - The Clockwork Scarab: A Stoker & Holmes Novel by Colleen Gleason
Read - Fiendish Schemes by K. W. Jeter
Art - Kaguya, by VargasNi at Deviantart,com
Art - Louge Chair Punk,by Strangeknowledge at Deviantart,com
Art - Mechanical Prince,by KyogrePrincess16 at Deviantart,com
Art - Steampunk Batman, by R-Tan at Deviantart,com
Art - Uber Rpg Steampunk cover, by JMayura at Deviantart,com
November 4 - November 10, 2013
Airship Ambassador interview with Colleen Gleason, steampunk author of The Clockwork Scarab
Airship Ambassador interview with Colleen Gleason, part 2
Blog - Steampunk Isn’t Science Fiction by Lisa England
The State of Steamfunk, Part II!
Article - This Programmable 6,000-Part Drawing Boy Automata is Arguably the First Computer
(Nearly) 10 Quotables Overheard at TeslaCon
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