Oct
23

Steampunk Fortnight Kicks Off

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Over the next two weeks, Tor.com will be hosting the musings on the Steampunk genre from a host of esteemed guest bloggers; plus original steampunk fiction; Tor.com-exclusive wallpaper; coverage of steampunk events; and copious giveaways, including books, costume elements, convention passes, and H.M.S. Stubbington tattoos.

They’ve kicked things off with an original story by Cat Rambo, an essay from Ay-leen the Peacemaker on personalizing steampunk with traditional Vietnamese clothing, a jewelry giveaway, and, in case you’re wondering about the origins of the genre, It’s the Great Steampunk Timeline, Charlie Brown and the Steampunk Bible.

Here’s a list of just some of the things to expect during Steampunk Fortnight:

  • Musings on the genre from a host of esteemed guest bloggers, including Tim Akers, Jared Axelrod, Ay-leen the Peacemaker, S. J. Chambers, Amal El-Mohtar, G. D. Falksen, Fábio Fernandes, Chris Garcia, Jaymee Goh, Clay and Susan Griffith, Stephen Hunt, Evelyn Kriete, Jeff Mach, Dexter Palmer, Mike Perschon, Mike Resnick, Nisi Shawl, and Diana Vick.
  • Original steampunk fiction from Felix Gilman, Eileen Gunn, and Cat Rambo.
  • A new steampunk comic from the mad geniuses of Teetering Bulb.
  • Tor.com-exclusive wallpaper by Sydney Padua of “The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage” fame.
  • Coverage of steampunk events such as the Steampunk Indie Mart and The Anachronism at Webster Hall.
  • Copious giveaways, including books, costume elements, convention passes, and H.M.S. Stubbington tattoos.

Here’s the place to keep up with it all: Steampunk Fortnight

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