Visions of the future have fascinated the public throughout history--from the clockwork time machines of H.G. Wells to the
TBD: How did you go about selling your book? MG: The funniest work connection was when I let our COO know my novel had been
Soooo much to cover in one, brief segment! First, I look at the French animated film April and the Extraordinary World, and
“It symbolizes the battle I'm fighting while going through this. I'm a warrior."
The cover copy calls Dennis O'Flaherty's King of the Cracksmen a steampunk entertainment. The novel is that and more. Reading this book is like quaffing strong espresso on a rocket bound for a cognac bar on the far side of the moon.
Running away to join the circus has become much more enticing since the emergence of electro-cirque tribe, The Lucent Dossier Experience. Combining a neo-tribal, steam punk aesthetic with orchestral electronic music creates a rich and textured palette for your senses.
Sophronia Temminnick, the young heroine of Etiquette & Espionage, attends finishing school on a dirigible, where she learns the proper way to throw a knife while curtseying. And yes, it's OK to laugh.
Steampunk is historical fiction that isn't bound by history.
Nevertheless, Snowpiercer is a thrilling, if extremely violent, train ride worth catching from an adventurous Korean director
or those of you unfamiliar, think of the time with steam machinery and how people of the period would build futuristic objects. Think Hugo, or that semi-awful, semi-awesome Will Smith movie, Wild Wild West. RX Boiler Room apparently isn't the first steampunk restaurant since we've found pretty impressive displays in India and Poland. But it is the first we've seen in the US.