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Back to Which Future?

We've had cyberpunk and steampunk. Is the next big thing...wood punk?

Book Review: The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

Robyn Bennis' The Guns Above starts off slowly, and perhaps carries more detail on the working of its steampunk ships than is absolutely necessary. However, once the battles have been joined, it is a rip-roaring read.

Reseña de libro: Luces del Norte. Antología de ciencia ficción finlandesa.

An overview of a collection of Finnish speculative fiction, focusing on steampunk and fantasy short stories.

Noticias Literatura 21-9

Announcements about a steampunk and science fiction conventions, as well as an interview with Juan Manuel Sánchez Villoldo, author of Las Guerras del Código.

MCM Comic Con Fall Edition

Where do Sailor Moon, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Batman, Boba Fett, the Borg, and Captain Jack Sparrow hang out?

Review: Lincoln’s Wizard by Tracy Hickman & Dan Willis

Filled with airships, dragons, zombies, robots, and a wide array of other gear driven inventions, Lincoln’s Wizard is a fresh Steampunk take on the War Between the States.

Review: Iron and Blood by Gail Z. Martin and Larry N....

Fans of Steampunk will not be disappointed, and fans of Gail Z. Martin’s work in fantasy will be pleasantly surprised with the book Iron and Blood.

Review: Gearteeth by Timothy Black

Loyal fans of Steampunk will embrace the thought-provoking elements of Timothy Black’s Gearteeth while rediscovering new twists on some old features often found in classic horror stories.

Con Report: Dragoncon 2014 (with over 100 pictures!)

The Gaffen family attends Dragoncon 2014 and comes back with LOTS of pictures

Review: Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber

Steampunk LEGO by Guy Himber is a visually stimulating look at the creative possibilities within the LEGO world using the innovative theme found in Steampunk.

ValleyCon 40

A con report on ValleyCon 40

Book Review: The League of Seven by Alan Gratz

Read your age! Ummm NOPE! Matt points out we'd miss something like this if we followed that dictum

Review: Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

Eric Brown takes us on steampunk adventure through India at the time of the Raj. The year is 1925, and history has taken an alternate course.

Review: The Mechanikals by John Dodds

The Mechanikals by John Dodds is the first installment in a new YA Steampunk series. It is a strong beginning to an absorbing and entertaining world of wonder.

Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 4 Designing the Cover Image

Alastair Savage's Self-Publishing Odyssey moves on to stage 4: Designing the cover.

Karel Čapek: SF Pioneer

Rediscovering Lovecraft's "direct contemporary" - Karl Capek

Scide Splitters: Mr. Hawkins’ Humorous Adventures by Edgar Franklin

A look at the Mr. Hawkins' Humorous Adventures stories by Edgar Franklin.

Review: Steam & Strategem by Christopher Hoare

Steam & Strategem by Christopher Hoare is billed as a steampunk adventure, but the author’s astute attention to detail in this novel of the Regency era could just as easily qualify this work as an adventure in alternate history.

“La Puntuación es un Impulso Imperialista”. Entrevista con Lavie Tidhar

Tanya profiles international author Lavie Tidhar

“Punctuation is an Imperialist Impulse”. Interview with Award Winning Lavie Tidhar

Tanya's interview with Lavie Tidhar, Israeli author and editor - in English! (A native spanish speaker living in Finland, interviewing an Israeli author, in English!)

The Other Victoria: Steampunk’s Queen

Was it Colonel Mustard in the arboretum with the steam shovel? Steve participates in a steampunk murder mystery evening.

Asni’s Art Blog: Time Artefacts

Steampunk has brought a fascination with the elaborate mechanisms and ostentatious casings of old clocks. Time measuring and time traveling devices.

Review: Anatomy of Steampunk by Katherine Gleason

Anatomy of Steampunk: The Fashion of Victorian Futurism is not just a big book to be left out on the coffee table so you can look cultured (but you might want to). This is a powerful sourcebook for all that is Steampunk and a valuable tool for those who take the genre seriously.

Book Review: Strange Trails, edited by James Palmer

A review of the anthology, Strange Trails, edited by James Palmer and stories of a weird wild west, complete with robots, ghosts and Lovecraftian horror.

Review: The Good the Bad and the Infernal by Guy Adams

Just about everyone loves a good western. But when you add in the Steampunk element, the story immediately evolves from the classic exploration of the frontier to a grand tale of adventure and wonder. Given the concurrent timeline of the two genres, their literary compatibility and success is no surprise.

AMAZING NEWS: Nov. 3, 2013

News of fandom, entertainment, science, the industry and more.

Fantastika 2013

Como prometido, he aquí el recuento de Fantastika 2013, que se llevara a cabo del 18 al 20 de octubre. El evento se realizó en...

London Expo: October, 2013

London Expo October, 2013

It’s Halloween!

Need some scary, macabre, bizarre inspiration for all hallows eve? Look no further!

Deep in the Heart of Texas, Redux

Long a popular feature in fanzines, con reports have provided detailed and not-so-detailed write-ups of fan gatherings that fall under the general label of "convention."