Progress (For Life) new single by Chasing The Dark

Progress (for life) is the brand new single by ex Metropolis front man Chris Longman. Chasing the Dark released the single on 16th February and are already lining up a new single. Progress has already been featured on GBJ Alternative Rock, West Norfolk Radio and steampunk’s very own online station GASP. Chasing the Dark is a solo outfit by Chris. He does everything from writing lyrics and music, to playing all instruments, recording them, mixing and mastering them. He also manages the artwork and marketing which is a huge undertaking in itself. When I spoke to him about his new venture, he had this to say: … Continue reading Progress (For Life) new single by Chasing The Dark

Gaslight & Grimm book review

Words by Nemma Wollenfang   Gaslight & Grimm Introduction Gaslight & Grimm is an anthology of 13 short stories by a range of professional writers and Edited by award-winning author Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Diana Bastine. All are fairy-tale retellings with steampunk twists. Some surprisingly inventive. From a darkly comical Puss in Boots to a beautifully depicted Red Shoes, to name some. It’s priced at £2.84 (kindle) or around £10.59 (paperback) on Amazon, so it won’t break the bank. Length: 252 pages. Gaslight & Grimm Overview The back page blurb says, “Tales have been told… but never quite like these.” They’re right. While you may know the … Continue reading Gaslight & Grimm book review

Frankenstein Vigilante: The Incorruptibles book review

Written by Charli Anderson Introduction Written by the collaborative penmanship of Peter Lawrence and Chris Trengove, “The Incorruptibles” is the first of a series of Steampunk Fantasy novels centred on The Smoke, and the efforts of numerous groups to overthrow the corrupt leadership. The blurb promises sex, violence, and a new, exciting perspective to Steampunk fiction, while retaining the icons of corsets, steam power and airships. The book is available to download for Kindle for free, and retailing in paperback at around £6 on Amazon. Overview Set in the Commission-controlled city-state of “The Smoke”, The Incorruptibles tells the story of Cerval Franks, a member of the … Continue reading Frankenstein Vigilante: The Incorruptibles book review

Steampunk News round up 22/03/2015

Embed from Getty Images Space pirates and steampunk vampires take over the Convention Center in South Mississippi They were dressed as steampunk vampires, space pirates and superheroes during the 38th annual CoastCon at the Coast Convention Center…   Bressingham hosts Steampunk Weekend Diss Express Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens is staging Norfolk’s first full Steampunk Weekend next month, featuring a wealth of Steampunk-themed…   BBC’s Victorian ‘Sherlock’ Is Just What the Show Needs The Cheat Sheet When it was announced over five years ago that the BBC would be moving forward with yet another adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, many … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 22/03/2015

Zane and the steampunk riders: Perfume Bandits

A new book has been released by Sudden Industries. The title is decidedly odd, but I’m inclined to forgive them given that it’s aimed to encourage boys aged 5-8 years old to get reading. It seems that at that age, they’re quite reluctant to do so. In my day, it would have been a scuff round the ear and bed with no supper if I refused to read my copy of A Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens on a nightly basis. New York, NY, October 1, 2013: Sudden Industries today announced the release of Zane and the Steampunk … Continue reading Zane and the steampunk riders: Perfume Bandits

“Coyote: The Outlander” steampunk book

The Dutch publisher, Tip My Hat, proudly announces the release of its newest book series, “Coyote: The Outlander”, by Chantal Noordeloos. “In addition to being a great book for lovers of the Steampunk genre,” says TMH, “it presents a new reading experience by offering a Second Screen that gives readers access to free content relevant to the part of the book they are reading. To unlock the content, one need simply to read the book and use the codes in various chapters. Currently, the readers can access extra story lines, listen to background music, or learn more about the author … Continue reading “Coyote: The Outlander” steampunk book