What is “Impure Blood” About? Dubbed the “Abomination” because of his appearance, enslaved gladiator, Roan, carries within his human body the blood of a mystical and nearly extinct race known as the Ancients. He jumps at the prospect of freedom … Continue reading Graphic Novel “Impure Blood” is Coming to Hardcover!
BURBANK, CA. Madeleine Holly-Rosing, writer/creator of the comic Boston Metaphysical Society announced the launch of her campaign to fund the printing of Boston Metaphysical Society: Ghosts and Demons as well as their first coloring book with twenty illustrations by Alejandro … Continue reading Boston Metaphysical Society Comic Introduces Its First Ever Coloring Book in Crowdfunding Campaign to Print the Next Short Graphic Novel
Hello Lovelies! During a bout with the flu over the holidays, I finally had an opportunity to watch The Aeronauts, a movie about Victorian ballooning adventurers. It was highly advertised in the US, but seemed to get lost in the … Continue reading To the Cinema! An SJ Review of The Aeronauts
The Rocks of Aserol Chapter 1 The doors hissed open and a fine mist of steam and water drops entered the carriage. Horis was standing by the door, ready to disembark when the spray from a poorly maintained seal soaked … Continue reading Read Ch 1 of The Rocks of Aserol by Richard Dee
While I was in the Piccadilly area for the market, I did some serious window shopping. There are so many lovely stores and window displays in this posh neighborhood! I didn’t really have anything in mind, but as soon as … Continue reading A Taste of Victoriana: The Burlington Arcade
Now that I have started tabling during cons to peddle my wares, I don’t get to go to as many talks. Fortunately, there is always wonderful after hours programming at TeslaCon so I can see presentations even after the vendor … Continue reading Get in the “Spirit”: Death in the Afternoon Cocktail
At TeslaCon 2019, I had the opportunity to do a presentation called “Guilty by Gaslamp: Criminals and Detectives of the Steam Era.” It was chock-full of history when it came to the first highly reported on court cases and info … Continue reading Crime or No Crime?
Carnival Row – A Steampunk Journal Review by Victoria L. Szulc In 2019, yet another article came out declaring that Steampunk was dead. By the end of the year, steampunk had yet again influenced fashion and entertainment, including Amazon’s Carnival … Continue reading A Review of Carnival Row
Hello Lovelies! I have returned to writing for the Journal after an absence due to formatting changes and book releases. So in playing catch up… This past fall I was delighted to meet several fellow steampunk authors at Penned Con … Continue reading Steampunk Authors at Penned Con 2019
Every first weekend of June, the Lafayette Square neighborhood of St. Louis, MO USA holds its annual summer house and garden tour. I have done this tour several times and it never disappoints. The Painted Ladies Lafayette Square was built … Continue reading Intro to The Lafayette Square House Tour, Steampunk/Victorian Architecture, Home, and Garden – A Steampunk Journal Series