Steampunk, still at it?

I just got back from Burlingame, California (near San Francisco) where I attended a delightful steampunk event, Clockwork Alchemy. I’ve been to this convention for quite a few years and the costuming on the attendees always delights me. I did mention that I loved dress up, right? There are always way too many things to see and do, so needless to say, I missed a lot. One thing I didn’t miss was the Fashion Show because I got tapped to model an amazing gown created by the Clockwork Alchemy Fashion Guests of Honor Karin and Adam Lidl. I seriously did not want to give that outfit back. And the hat was completely adorable. I wish I had a photo of the back of the skirt. So. Many. Pleats. I could go on for days about this outfit but here’s a pic instead.

s 1880s gown, Lidl creation

I saw some new faces at Clockwork Alchemy this year, which gives me some hope that the steampunk fun will continue for many years!

In other happy steampunk news, author Kristen Brand, who has some beautiful covers for her steampunk books, has a new publisher.

Hoping her new publisher doesn’t change those lovely covers…And CONGRATULATIONS, Kristen, for getting them re-published!

It seems as if the steampunk genre still has some interest.

My apologies if you’ve clicked the link to buy The Ghost Machine or Clockmaker recently and found that the books have vanished from Amazon. They’re unavailable at the moment–but don’t worry, they’re not gone for good. They’ve been picked up by a publishing company and are getting ready to be republished–yay!! I’m thrilled that they’re […]

via Where are my steampunk books? — Kristen Brand


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