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Guest: Jax Garren, “How Beauty Met the Beast”

My guest today is Jax Garren, author of How Beauty Met the Beast, a retelling of the classic fairy tale about a scarred army veteran and an educated burlesque dancer who team up with the Underlight anarchists to fight corporate … Continue reading

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Characters and curiosities at ConTemporal 2012

I’ve returned from three days in Port Raleigh, otherwise known as ConTemporal, a new science fiction and steampunk convention in North Carolina. After doing Illogicon, StellarCon and ConCarolinas this year, I think ConTemporal might be my favorite. In part, because … Continue reading

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How do you define “steampunk”?

This post originally appeared on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog on June 17, 2012. Next weekend I’ll be at ConTemporal, a new sci-fi convention in North Carolina. Guests will include steampunk authors Cherie Priest, Clay and Susan Griffith, and John Claude Bemis, … Continue reading

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Summer shenanigans

Now is the summer of my discontent. My body does not tolerate heat or sun, I’m not a “water person,” and the mosquitoes eat me alive. So, when the mercury rises, I start looking for things to do in the … Continue reading

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Win two steampunk time travel titles

I love time travel stories. Whether its Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Somewhere in Time, or Time Machine (1960 version), if it involves a mash-up of two or more time periods, I’m there with bells on. In this case, Christine … Continue reading

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Bots and bulges at StellarCon 36

I spent the weekend at StellarCon 36,  a science fiction & fantasy convention in High Point, North Carolina. It was a fun three days, full of interesting people. Mark Poole was the StellarCon artist guest of honor. He’s from South Carolina … Continue reading

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My StellarCon 36 schedule

I will be on the following panels for STELLARCON 36 March 2-4, 2012: Friday 7:00 PM – Steampunk Artwork and Costuming – A discussion on steampunk, what it means, and how to capture its spirit in costume or on canvas. Panelists: … Continue reading

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