Our new Kickstarter is running - get a free first issue, too!
Hey folks! We're running a new Kickstarter for a magazine called recompose:
You're a person who loves speculative fiction. Give you a blaster, a sword, a creature from the... Read more
Steampunk World Wins Reader's Choice Award
We are proud to announce that Steampunk World (Sarah Hans, ed) has won the Steampunk Chronicle’s Reader’s Choice Award for 2015!
Thank you all for your support of the Kickstarter,... Read more
Introducing Not Our Kind: Stories of (Not) Belonging
Greetings, and I hope October is treating you well!
I bring you happy news: New stories for you to read are right around the corner! We've just launched our Kickstarter... Read more
Enjoy Steampunk World? Review it!
I hope you all are enjoying Steampunk World! I think we've finally got everyone's shipping issues sorted out (if you were expecting a book and didn't get one, email... Read more
Possible Slight Delay at GenCon Meetup
Due to some factors we can't control (traffic, will call lines), Sarah Hans and I maybe late to the noon meetup at GenCon outside the Writer's Symposium. We'll be... Read more
See Sarah Hans and Me At GenCon THIS SATURDAY
The Writer's Symposium at GenCon is a hidden treasure. I stumbled into it almost by accident during my first GenCon, and I've not looked back. It was the best crash-course... Read more
...and I think that's all the backer rewards sent out.
You might have caught these images on social media:
That was the beginning of three and a half hours straightwhere postal workers Kathy and Steve got postage on all... Read more
Very quick, very not-fancy update
A few (small) delays.
- I didn't have quite enough shipping supplies. Eeek. Should have enough to finish up arriving tomorrow.
- My computer is having disagreements with the software I've (previously,... Read more
THE BOOKS HAVE ARRIVED AND PRE-ORDER LINKS ARE LIVE
I direct your attention to the image below:
That, friends, is a lot of books. (And it's only about a third of them.) And that is a lotof books... Read more
The Books Are Ordered - And See Sarah (and other Steampunk World Authors) At DetCon1
If you didn't see it on Twitter, here's an exciting picture for you:
Those are the proof copies of Steampunk World- including the hardcover! Which means I've got everything... Read more
Shipping Addresses, First Proof, and Updated PDF
So I have an exciting image to share with you...
Yes, the trade paperback print proof came today... and it's fabulous...and I just ordered them for you. As a... Read more
This Is What You Have Been Waiting For
We all love the Immortal Empress. It is an awesome work of art. It caught your eye, made you wonder what was going on with Steampunk World.
So... Read more
ZOMG the final stretch
If there's one big thing I've learned from this Kickstarter, it's that extra art should be done at the same time as the stories.
I get an e-mail every couple... Read more
In Memoriam: Jay Lake
As Steampunk World nears completion, I am saddened to learn that one of the contributors, Jay Lake, has passed. (news here)
Sarah Hans and I are donating 20% of the... Read more
More Interior Artwork For Your Anticipatory Pleasure!
James has finished the interior artwork, and here's a quick preview:
He's kindly also provided individual images with full attribution that we'll be posting over at our tumblr over the... Read more
Half of the interior illustrations are completed - here's your preview!
I've gotten a few messages asking where we are with art, and when we can expect the full book.
Really, though, the question is this: Is it going to be... Read more
Additional Rewards, Artwork, And More
Life is what happens when you're making other plans, right?
- Artwork - James had some issues with his studio, requiring the entire place having to be rewired. We're anticipating the... Read more
Where the money is going.
So you want to know the final breakdown of where this money is going?
As well you should.
Some of these numbers are guesstimates, because final edits are being done... Read more
How do you even begin writing this?
Thank every last one of you for your support.
In the next few hours, I'll give you a breakdown... Read more
Interior Art Unlocked!
You did this!
That is so awesome!
All these stories. All this art. And one amazing book.
And only a few days left before the Kickstarter ends.
Can you make... Read more
A Week To Go, and An Interview With DJ Grandpa
We have a week left in this campaign - and we are so close to being able to unlock that interior artwork.
I'm not asking you for more money -... Read more
A New Resolution No Matter What Calendar You Use
It doesn't matter which calendar you use. It doesn't matter if we're coming up on the New Year for you, or if it's still a ways off or even has... Read more
The (one and only) Related Projects Update
One of the interesting things when you start having a successful crowdfunding campaign is that other people start asking if you can promote theirs as well. I turned several people... Read more
Achievement Get! Original Cover Art!
Just a few hours after I issued the challenge, you met it.
How. Awesome. Is. That.
As a reminder, there's still more. Our next stretch goal is interior... Read more
Achievements And Stretch Goals
I really thought I'd posted an update with the stretch goals... but I hadn't. (I'd sent it to the authors instead.) So here we go:
Well, you already did this... ... Read more
Your Rewards Can Only Get More Awesome
Your support doesn't just mean that we get to make this book and pay our creative folks what they deserve - it also means that you're telling everyone... Read more
Update From Your Editor
[Crossposted from Sarah's blog]
Holy steamcow. In under a week…
First off, I need to say a big thank you to everyone who participated in this effort: Steve... Read more
Initial Funding Achieved. Now on to ALL THE THINGS.
Thank you. Thank you so much.
But we're not done yet.
We have some ambitious stretch goals set up that are all about adding value to... Read more
Random Bonus Backer Rewards!
James Ng (pronounced Ing) is the artist behind The Immortal Empress. It's actually one of the works in his Imperial Steamworks series.
Here's the awesome thing: He is still... Read more
What a day and a half!
Thank you to all our backers so far - and to all our backers in the future! We're almost halfway there after just a day and a half!
Your support... Read more