Happy Halloween!

Hello dear Steampunks! Hopefully you will emerge from tonight’s festivities merely sugar-high and not hungover, but either way, if your revels include Steampunk costuming, please send pictures to blog@steampunkmagazine.com so I can do a post-Halloween post of all your finery. Love, Katie

National Novel Writing Month

Next week marks the beginning of National Novel Writing Month! If you’re not participating in this month-long writing frenzy (50,000 words in 30 days) you might not understand the panic those of us who ARE participating are currently feeling. By which I mean, the panic I am currently feeling. Because I have no plot. But […]

Other Steampunk Magazines

It makes us very happy that we aren’t the only steampunk-based magazine that’s out there. The more of us there are, the more people are being introduced to steampunk in all its myriad forms, and that is a very, very good thing indeed. In our next issue, we will have an article by Margaret Killjoy […]

Website Thanks

Time for a few sorely overdue thanks to the people who helped (advertently or otherwise) with the redesign of this website, and with the design of the new website for Vagrants Among Ruins. First off, many, many, many thanks to the wonderful Brigid Ashwood who provided the artwork in the banner and footer of the […]

UK Steampunk Network

I’m not in the UK, but for those of you who are… Announcing… the UK Steampunk Network! The UK Steampunk Network is an entirely un-exclusive club house for anyone involved in, wanting to get in involved in, curious about or entirely unaware of the Steampunk scene in the United Kingdom. The idea is that you […]

Pretty Things For Your Monday

Alas, it is Monday. You’ve all probably seen this comic, but it makes me giggle, and therefore makes for a good way to start the week: Via the fabulous folks at Wondermark. Speaking of fabulous folks, Tor.com is having a Steampunk Month, which I’m only 18 days late at noticing. I haven’t had a chance […]

New Websites, Forum and UK Order Page

Although we realise that this is long, long overdue, we are nonetheless very happy to reveal the all new, brand new, amazingly-redesigned Steampunk Magazine website for your viewing pleasure. As well as completely overhauling the main website, our forum the Gaslamp Bazaar has also been given a facelift. And with this redesign, we must offer […]

Radio 5 Interview

To coincide with the steampunk exhibition currently happening at the Oxford Museum of the History of Science, BBC Radio 5’s “Pods and Blogs” programme have put together a special steampunk episode which went out last night. The podcast can be downloaded and listened to via the Pods and Blogs webpage and includes an interview with […]

New Formats for Issues #3 and #4

Thanks to the wonderful Mister Frazer Brown, we are now able to offer the 11”x17” sizes of issues #3 and #4 in imposed format. You can find these on our downloads page which we have re-designed in preparation for the complete website re-launch which you will be seeing within the next couple of days. Thanks […]

Politics and Steampunk

I just re-read the epic conversation that’s unfolding over on the post about Professor Calamity, and while it was fascinating, it was also pointed out that that particular thread was not the place for that discussion. So here we go! What the all-knowing Google turned up on Steampunk and politics, for your reading pleasure: Does […]