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Revolutions of the difference engines


Having said before that I’ll not politicise this blog, I’ll get the politics out of the way first. Specifically, why I’m backing the boy Corbyn: Man of the people, and the kind of new, progressive politician I’d like to see as prime minister. 1,020 more words


The Vital Chapter - Missing!

In my last post, I explained how a character in a story I’d written for a library-based mystery had become a real figure in the Steampunk-Shrunk Community. ¬† 1,016 more words

Steam Punk

The Farmer's Wife -- Warriors of St. Antoni

It’s Friday, so it’s time to post the next chapter in the ongoing serial the Warriors of St. Antoni.

Warriors of St. Antoni is the first of my new Portal World Tales series. 3,137 more words


Cosplay Thursday

Yes this is a little late but here are just some of the fine Cosplay that was happening this years Calgary Expo. Every year the people that spend the time and effort to create these amazing piece keeps getting better and better. 9 more words


Novel Excerpt--Enter 5-D (urban fantasy)

Meet these superwomen–Pandora, Persephone, Demeter and Eurydice. They have come to save the world via music.

This is chapter 5 from my urban fantasy-comedy “Enter 5-D”.


Plausible Writeability in Steampunk Fiction panel at Motor City Steam Con

I’ll be on several panels during MCSC July 14-16, including “Plausible Writeability in Steampunk.” It’s a great topic! Here’s the description:

How do we as authors balance logic, description, and dialogue in our fantastic scenes and incredible plots to make them plausible to the reader and thus more compelling? 62 more words