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The SEA is Ours – Interview with Jaymee Goh and Joyce Chng

| 8. Oktober 2015

Following up on the review of The SEA is Ours (see below), I got in touch with the curators of the anthology, Jaymee Goh and Joyce Chng, and asked them if they would be willing to give me an interview. They were happy to and I am delighted to present the interview here, now. And […]

Pre-Release Book Feature: A Vanishing Glow by Alexis Radcliff

| 28. September 2015

Today’s book feature is a bit different from the others, because this time I asked the author, if she would like to be featured on my blog. I contacted Alexis Radcliff after reading a short description of her upcoming novel A Vanishing Glow on her personal website. A Vanishing Glow will be released on October […]

Review: The SEA is Ours: Tales of Steampunk Southeast Asia

| 20. September 2015

This is the aforementioned Steampunk from Asia Part II. As you may have noticed by the amount of book features I post, I get a lot of review requests recently, most of which I have to turn down because of time constraints. I do literature reviews on request only in exceptional circumstances. Enter The SEA […]

Book Feature: Guns and Guano by Andrew Knighton

| 17. August 2015

And so we continue to work on the æthermails that accumulated during my absence with another piece of literature, this time on the light-hearted side of things: Guns and Guano by Andrew Knighton Dirk Dynamo is enjoying a life of learning with the gentlemen adventurers of the Epiphany Club. Joining an expedition to find the […]

Book Feature: Aether Psychics, Book 1 by Cecilia Dominic

| 24. Juli 2015

I really can not leave my ætherbox alone for any length of time. While I took a break from blogging, several messages came in that will lead to future articles, and this one. Another entry in the growing library of Steampunk novels, Cecilia Dominic’s Aether Psychics. Before I start with the feature, there is a […]

Book Feature and Guest Post – Iron and Blood by Gail Z Martin

| 22. Juni 2015

Today is one of the rare occasions when I welcome an actual guest-author for a blog post on The Traveler’s Steampunk Blog. It is Gail Z Martin, best-selling author of The Chronicles Of The Necromancer, the Fallen Kings Cycle and the Ascendant Kingdoms Saga. Here is a short introduction to Iron and Blood: New Pittsburgh, […]

Reaching Out – A Steampunk/Cthulhu Short Story

| 3. Mai 2015

I have had a bit of a writing frenzy lately. One of the results was Bird Song (see below). I am also working on a cyberpunk and a modern-day Cthulhu short story (both in German). Additionally, I remembered I still had a Cthulhu/Steampunk crossover story in one of my drawers, or rather folders on my […]

Review: Jews vs Aliens (Anthology)

| 3. April 2015

One thing first: Jews vs Aliens is not Steampunk, two of the stories in there fall, from what I can tell, into the Pulp Era and could be considered Dieselpunk but I primarily read the anthology for two reasons: The title alone… The anthology was curated and edited by my friend and favourite author Lavie […]

The Diamond Conspiracy Trailer

| 24. März 2015

And here it is, the trailer for Pip Ballantine’s and Tee Morris’ upcoming novel The Diamond Conspiracy, featuring (in order of appearance): Matt Ord PJ Schnyder Bill Blume Judging from the trailer, I had a theory concerning the plot, which one of the authors has since debunked, too bad. All shall be revealed soon, though.

Rest in Peace, Terry Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015)

| 12. März 2015

Once again, my heart is heavy as I have the passing of another living legend to report: Sir Terence David John “Terry” Pratchett, OBE passed away today at the age of 66, far too early. His work has been an integral part of the literature I enjoy ever since I first read Guards! Guards! back […]