Native Steampunk Roundup

There’ve been a few interesting posts recently about Native American-inspired Steampunk, particularly issues surrounding costuming, so I thought I’d pass them along! Beyond Victoriana has a guest post on stereotypes in costuming and incorporating native technology. And Multiculturalism for Steampunk has about a dozen posts on the topic. Here are my favorites: Native American Steampunk: […]

Jha’s Epic Steampunk Rant

I meant to post this a few days ago and just got to it: Jha posted a pretty fantastic rant, tweeted with the comment “I, too, can rant about steampunk!” Here’s my favorite bit, at the risk of spoiling the ending: “You want to hate on steampunk? Steampunk’s not the problem. Imperialism is the problem. […]

Steampunk Flash Fiction Contest

Howdy, all. Lately, I’ve been experimenting a bit with a new writing medium- flash fiction. If you haven’t heard of it, flash fiction is a story that usually runs around 500 words. A sort of hybrid between short fiction and poetry, the best flash fiction punches you in the jaw and leaves you dazed (in […]