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Book Feature: Guns and Guano by Andrew Knighton

And so we continue to work on the æthermails that accumulated during my absence with another piece of literature, this time on the light-hearted side of things: Guns and Guano by Andrew Knighton Dirk Dynamo is enjoying a life of learning with the gentlemen adventurers of the Epiphany Club. Joining …

Book Feature: Aether Psychics, Book 1 by Cecilia Dominic

I really can not leave my ætherbox alone for any length of time. While I took a break from blogging, several messages came in that will lead to future articles, and this one. Another entry in the growing library of Steampunk novels, Cecilia Dominic’s Aether Psychics. Before I start with …

Book Feature and Guest Post – Iron and Blood by Gail Z Martin

Today is one of the rare occasions when I welcome an actual guest-author for a blog post on The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog. It is Gail Z Martin, best-selling author of The Chronicles Of The Necromancer, the Fallen Kings Cycle and the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga. Here is a short introduction to …

Reaching Out – A Steampunk/Cthulhu Short Story

I have had a bit of a writing frenzy lately. One of the results was Bird Song (see below). I am also working on a cyberpunk and a modern-day Cthulhu short story (both in German). Additionally, I remembered I still had a Cthulhu/Steampunk crossover story in one of my drawers, …

Review: Jews vs Aliens (Anthology)

One thing first: Jews vs Aliens is not Steampunk, two of the stories in there fall, from what I can tell, into the Pulp Era and could be considered Dieselpunk but I primarily read the anthology for two reasons: The title alone… The anthology was curated and edited by my …

The Diamond Conspiracy Trailer

And here it is, the trailer for Pip Ballantine’s and Tee Morris’ upcoming novel The Diamond Conspiracy, featuring (in order of appearance): Matt Ord PJ Schnyder Bill Blume Judging from the trailer, I had a theory concerning the plot, which one of the authors has since debunked, too bad. All …

Rest in Peace, Terry Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015)

Once again, my heart is heavy as I have the passing of another living legend to report: Sir Terence David John “Terry” Pratchett, OBE passed away today at the age of 66, far too early. His work has been an integral part of the literature I enjoy ever since I …

Book Feature: Hopebreaker by Dean F. Wilson

In the world of Altadas, there are no more human births. The Regime is replacing the unborn with demons, while the Resistance is trying to destroy a drug called Hope that the demons need to survive. Between these two warring factions lies Jacob, a man who profits from smuggling contraceptive …

Steampunk LEGO A Coffee Table Book filled with Victorian-Inspired LEGO

It has been a very long time since I have been this excited about an upcoming book, but this one deserves all the excitement I can muster: Steampunk LEGO – A Coffee Table Book filled with Victorian-Inspired LEGO Yes, the excellent scribes, researchers and scholars at No Starch Press are …

Non-Euclidean Æthercast #25 – The Steampunk Alphabet Book Reading

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 9:44 — 8.9MB) | EmbedToday’s podcast is for younger listeners, a dramatic/good-night reading of The Steampunk Alphabet, a crowd-funded work of art. I had the pleasure of participating in the Kickstarter campaign and have already featured the book. I had planned to …