Tag Archives: steampunk

Doctor Who Oxygen Review

YES. Jamie Mathieson episode time. I love this guy writing for Who. What a true find he was. Both Flatline and Mummy on the Orient Express are great episodes in my book and The Girl Who Lived wasn’t half bad … Continue reading

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Song of the Slums Book Review

“I use Grammarly for proofreading because I am afraid of someone leaving grammar Nazi memes in the comments.” Song of the Slums, Richard Harland Allen and Unwin 2013. RRP: $17.99 Aust. Back what feels like a thousand years ago (and … Continue reading

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Book Review: All is Fair by Emma Newman

All is Fair, Emma Newman Angry Robots Books, October, 2013 R.R.P.: £5.49 / US$6.99 So the story behind this review is a sorry one. My kindle broke just as I started reading which meant I had to wait around for … Continue reading

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Conflux9: Some notes

Sometime last year, a blog friend of mine, Jo, told me all about Conflux and all of the reasons why I should attend. I contemplated it for a bit and then forgot about it. Richard Harland reminded me about it … Continue reading

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The Allure of Steampunk: An Interview with Richard Harland

A short while after the NSW Writers Centre Speculative Fiction Festival I thought about interviewing a steampunk author to go with my posts on steampunk. Of course, I soon thought of steampunk author Richard Harland. I really enjoy his novels … Continue reading

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Aussie Steampunk: Worldshaker/Liberator by Richard Harland

Worldshaker/Liberator, Richard Harland Allen and Unwin, 2009/2011 Available from The Book Depository at a great price! I first read Worldshaker last year after Supanova but such is the nightmare that is a thesis that I didn’t get around to Liberator … Continue reading

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10 Steampunk Titles You Should Know About

I intended to write this post aons ago but my novel rewrite has made blogging harder than expected. Anyway, I have picked out 10 steampunk books for the newcomer to the genre to start with to get a feel for … Continue reading

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