Author Katherine Addison, (the pen name of Sarah Monette), writer of The Goblin Emperor, was interviewed by Steampunk Journal contributor Gregory Rihn at Geneva Steam Con 2019. Gregory: Sarah thanks very much. I just finished rereading The Goblin Emperor and … Continue reading Interview with Katherine Addison (Sarah Monette)
The crew of the airship Sultana are nearly destitute. No one knows this better than their captain, Melek, who’s almost desperate enough to sell her treasured family heirlooms to pay her crew’s wages. Then a reclusive gentleman wearing a strange … Continue reading Clockmaker by Kristen Brand – Due for Release March 5!
Greetings Steam-friends! You’ve probably noticed a few new names around the Journal already this year. Sean Tice is contributing photography. Tony Green dropped by as a guest writer to share his vision for the place of Socialism in contemporary Steampunk. … Continue reading Want to See Yourself Featured on Steampunk Journal? Become a Guest Writer!
About the Author In Victorian London and New York, dark magic rises in this brilliant gaslamp fantasy by Leanna Renee Hieber, Prism Award-winning author of the critically-acclaimed Strangely Beautiful. Hieber, who has been called “the brightest new star in literature” by True-Blood.net, brings her talents for emotionally intense tales, high-tension storytelling, and evocative, lushly descriptive worldbuilding, to the historical urban fantasy trilogy that begins with The Eterna Files. Hieber’s first novel, The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, is a foundation work of gaslamp fantasy. The novel won two Prism Awards, hit Barnes and Noble and Borders Bestseller lists … Continue reading Find out More About The Eterna Files and Author Leanna Renee Hieber
Steampunk Fairytale Call for Submissions Period Ends: December 31st, 2017. Maximum Word Count: 10,000 words. Theme: Steampunk fairytales. What is your favorite fairytale, myth, or legend? How can it be reimagined in a steampunk world or with steampunk elements? Stories … Continue reading Call For Submissions! A Steampunk Fairytale Anthology Wants your Stories Now through Dec. 31
Queen of England: Coronation CHAPTER ONE The New Queen of England London, England June 1840 “And who exactly are you supposed to be, the Queen of England?” The tone, a patrician blend of haughty and distantly respectful wasn’t at … Continue reading Get a Sneak Peek at Chapter One of Queen of England: Coronation
A seemingly routine missing person case brings Alice Kittyhawk to Amsterdam. She discovers that locating a botanist will send her delving into the murky and illicit world of temporal displacement. Working with the mysterious Ministry of Lost & Found, Alice … Continue reading Check out the Description of the Time Flight Chronicles Book 1: AMSTER DAMNED
That’s right folks, I’ll be making my mark on Detroit’s second annual Motor City Steam Con held by the Capitol Steam Society. For this event, I’ll be there as an author rather than a lecturer. In addition to doing a … Continue reading Phoebe Darqueling on Panels at Motor City Steam Con July 14-16
The Secret Notebook of Michael Faraday Chapter 1 London, 1848 It was a time of great riches. It was a time of great want. Riches from the bounty arriving at the London docks daily from the far-flung Empire. Want from … Continue reading Read Chapter 1 of The Secret Notebook of Michael Faraday by Michael Tierney
Chapter 1 Three for the Price of One “Whither the wind may blow, must I travel, for I am but a tuft of down that has yet to find moorage upon this desolate earth.” It was a normal Monday morning, … Continue reading Ch. 1 – The Befuddlement of Flash Mahogany