I realized recently, much to my chagrin, that I've never written a dedicated post about what "Steampunk" actually is. I get asked about it all the time; even though steampunk has grown a lot in recent years, it's still a lesser-known genre that leaves a lot of people scratching their heads. Part of the confusion … Continue reading What is Steampunk?!
Music has a place in pretty much every aspect of my life. I listen to music in the car, I often listen to music at work, I'm a dancer...even if I'm not actively listening to music, I'm probably singing along to something-or-other in my head. I also frequently experience musical frisson - that rush of … Continue reading Music That Influenced My Novel: Grigory’s Gadget
This is a topic that comes up a lot in writing circles, and there are no right (or wrong) answers: What music do you listen to while you write? There's a range of possibilities here, from classical to hard rock to good-old-fashioned silence. My own answer to this question ranges pretty widely too. Different types … Continue reading Music and the Muse