It's a funny old world. One minute, you're at Teslacon screaming because Lord Bobbins just announced that the world-famous Professor Elemental will be joining us next year for Teslacon 7 - and then the next minute you're at home screaming because the Prof himself has agreed to let you review his newest album for your… Continue reading Review: Professor Elemental’s APEQUEST is a timeywimey triumph!
One of the things I love about being a creative type is meeting other wild and crazy folks who make cool stuff too! I am proud to have an eclectic plethora of strange and wonderful humans in my life, and so to help them keep making the art they're making, I thought I'd offer up… Continue reading Slice of Pie: Nathan Thompson’s Gothic-Steampunk Orphan Tale
WHERE MY STEAMPUNKS AT? Some of you may not know that my first published fiction was a short story for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences' award-winning Tales from the Archives anthology podcast back in 2012. Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine are the co-authors of the Ministry books (which are always always always my number one steampunk… Continue reading Tales from the Archives, Vol. 4 – “Spiritus Sanctus”
Ahoy friends! Those of you in the know will find this post repetitive but for those of you who weren't aware, the Steampunk Chronicle Reader's Choice Awards are open for voting from now until April 22, and my novel On The Isle of Sound and Wonder is up for Best Fiction!!!! That's right, you can… Continue reading Steampunk Chronicle Awards – Vote for Grauer!
When I was in high school, I discovered the incredibly delicious and fascinating world of tea. I read everything I could about the history of tea, its uses and types in different cultures around the world, and the wide variety of flavors and treatments it comes in. I became so enamored with the culture of… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Where There’s Tea, There’s Hope