Category Archives: Steampunk

You know what it is, or you don’t. Neo-Victorian Science Fiction – Jules Verne and H. G. Wells on quantum steroids. Alternate history with attitude and too much fashion sense.

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‘In the year 2889’ by Jules & Michael Verne

In doing my research for my steampunk novel, I ran across a short piece by Jules Verne (1828-1905) and his son Michael, “In the Year 2889” (available at  What better place to get a feel for the Victorian age … Continue reading

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Making a New Book

I’m learning how to outline a book, making all the decisions ahead of time instead of just seeing where the characters go. This is not my usual way of working, but I’m finding that I have a lot more depth … Continue reading

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