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Review: A Cosmology of Monsters by Shaun Hamill

This book came as a recommendation by Amazon and this time, the recommendation algorithm worked (usually it is a wee bit off the mark). Right from the start, I was hooked. Before the first chapter are two brief excerpts from popular works of famous authors. One by Ray Bradbury and …

Good Omens – The Chattering Order of St. Beryl

In a few weeks Good Omens will premiere on Amazon Prime. Based on the book of the same name by the late Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman and starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen as Crowley and Aziraphael respectively. One glorious feature of the novel and the mini series …

Dublin fhtagn!

After 22 years, I made it back to Dublin, alas, I am not on holiday, I am here attending an ERASMUS certification course, ICT, it is about using various internet-tools in the classroom. Most of the stuff I know from previous experience, which makes things easier, but also a bit …

Recommended Youtube Channel: HorrorBabble

Here is something for all you lovers of horror and weird fiction, a most exquisite Youtube Channel by the name of Horror Babble. The channel owners Ian Gordon and Jennifer Gill are two voice actors with a love of horror from the United Kingdom. They produce high-quality narrations of the …

Book Feature: Full Throttle by Jon Heartless

It has been a while since I featured a Steampunk novel on this blog and even longer since I reviewed one, so it is about time I at least introduce you to one I foind very interesting: Full Throttle by Jon Heartless In an autocratic society that refuses to let …

She Walks in Shadows

Review: She Walks in Shadows

The Cthulhu Mythos, the original tales by H.P. Lovecraft and for a long time the vast majority of the stories written by his friends and successors are lacking one thing (both the stories and the successors): Women. Both the stories and the the league of authors are almost devoid of …

Ætherhertz – A Genuinely Awesome German Steampunk Novel

In the past I have on numerous occasions complained about the way Germany and Germans are portraied in Anglo-centric Steampunk fiction (i.e. the authors had a tendency of making the Germans a) the villains and b) Nazis with Pickelhauben). Now I have the great pleasure of presenting a genuine German …

Steampunk Writers Around the World – Volume I – OUT NOW!

It seems ages ago when my friend Josue Ramos and others came up with the idea of assembling a group of Steampunk writers from all around the globe to work together on a truely international and culturally diverse Steampunk anthology. The project survived through the financial crisis, although it lost …

Steampunk Writers Around the World – Teaser!

A long time ago, a cabal of writers from all around the world hatched a plan to write an anthology of Steampunk short stories. Each author would write a story focused on their country of origin and the result would be a truly multi-facetted anthology going beyond the limits of …

Joe Dever has passed on

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 10:43 — 9.5MB) | Embed2016 does not relent and another legend leaves us. It is with great sadness I report the passing of Joe Dever, whom many role playing enthusiasts will know as the principal author of the Lone Wolf series of …