Every Black Day EP sampler review

I first met Dave Redford from Every Black Day at a video shoot for another band The Storm Trees. Richard Nettleship had asked for steampunks as extras in his video and we both gave our time to help make it happen. I reported on it, which you can see by following this link. Dave is also a member of Sheffield Steampunk Society so when we saw each other again – admittedly a year or so later – he gave me a CD which contains a selection of the band’s music. Every Black Day have been around since 2012 and have been working the local gig scene … Continue reading Every Black Day EP sampler review

A Review of Bodacious Creed, A Steampunk Zombie Western by Jonathan Fesmire

What is Bodacious Creed: A Steampunk Zombie Western About? In this Steampunk Western, U.S. Marshall James Creed has a reputation for always getting the bad guy. When the pursuit of a particularly nasty gunman brings Creed to Santa Cruz, he finds much more than justice. When Creed dies in the line of duty, that should have been the end of his “Bodacious” legend. Instead, a stranger revives him in her secret laboratory a few days later. He’s gotten a few enhancements along the way, but struggles to find how he fits into the world in his new state. Set against a backdrop of the Old West … Continue reading A Review of Bodacious Creed, A Steampunk Zombie Western by Jonathan Fesmire

Nyssa Glass and the House of Mirrors by H.L. Burke Review

What’s it About? Nyssa Glass and the House of Mirrors is the story of an electrician’s apprentice. On the surface, she’s just a teenager, but she already has a dark past. When it resurfaces, she is left with no choice but to do one last job. She must break into the home of an eccentric scientist. He’s left more booby traps than clues behind, and Nyssa has only the untrustworthy home security system’s disembodied voice for guidance. What I Thought of Nyssa Glass & the House of Mirrors Novellas are a difficult balance to strike. They fall somewhere between short stories and novels. Though they still … Continue reading Nyssa Glass and the House of Mirrors by H.L. Burke Review

Find out More About The Eterna Files and Author Leanna Renee Hieber

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

Call For Submissions! A Steampunk Fairytale Anthology Wants your Stories Now through Dec. 31

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

Steampunk Fact Sheet: Jack the Ripper

Steampunk Fact Sheet Jack the Ripper is the world’s most famous serial killer, both because of the brutality of the murders and the fact that the crimes are still unsolved. I have seen many Steampunk works make reference to the Whitechapel … Continue reading Steampunk Fact Sheet: Jack the Ripper