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Daniel Ausema

Orgood's Party (an excerpt from Spire City, Season One: Infected)

Published Jun 28, 2020 · 1,560 words (6 minutes) · 167 views

Fantasy steampunk excerpt

To understand the infection devastating the city, Chels goes to a high society party hosted by Orgood--the mad scientist who created the infection. Leaning into her immigrant heritage, she must pretend to be from her mother's homeland--not the poor street orphan she really is, but the exotic foreigner these wealthy people will expect.

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Jennifer R. Povey

Water Demons

Published May 28, 2020 · 3,283 words (12 minutes) · 184 views

Fantasy steampunk weird fiction

My brain said "Steampunk fish golems." I argued with it for a while, but could not get away from steampunk fish golems. One day I'll revisit Constance. She's a cool character.

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Daniel Ausema

The Gunpowder Resistance

Published May 14, 2020 · 995 words (4 minutes) · 216 views

Fantasy steampunk flash fiction

In the fabled city of beetle-drawn carriages and chained singers, a man tries to find a way to resist the city's foreign occupiers. A brief steampunk adventure set in the same world as the Spire City series, some years after the events of those books.

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Jennifer R. Povey

Ariadne

Published May 7, 2020 · 1,311 words (5 minutes) · 395 views

Science Fiction steampunk victoriana

A little bit of steampunk to brighten your quarantine. Spider robots and mad scientists, natch!

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Jaymee Goh

Lunar Year's End

Published Jan 15, 2020 · 4,185 words (16 minutes) · 696 views

Science Fiction food steampunk found family cooking lunar new year peranakan

Nyonya trader Yap Siew Fei is on another voyage, but her indomitable maid Ching Seow Fen won't let her forget about New Year.

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Laurie Tom

Kite Dancer

Published Oct 14, 2019 · 6,036 words (22 minutes)

Fantasy Historical steampunk alternate history World War I WWI

In an alternate World War I, the German Empire lures China to its side of the war with the promise of returning the land taken from them by the Japanese. For Germany, the largest benefit is gaining the considerable talent of China's kite dancers and their ability to command the wind. For Ke-fung, she wants the freedom of her hometown, and a way to prove her worth in the wake of the injury that has taken her sight.

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Claire Humphrey

Crew 255

Published Aug 8, 2019 · 4,464 words (17 minutes) · 481 views

Fantasy steampunk found family disabled protagonist

An airship disaster levels Toronto. Emiliana, one of the Portuguese workers brought in to help rebuild the city, has to make her rooming house a home, and her crew a family.

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The internal workings of an old windmill.  The fast spinning vertical drive shaft is driven by the sails and powers the mill.
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Trent Jamieson

Roil - Southern Terminus

Published Jul 2, 2019 · 1,650 words (6 minutes) · 325 views

Fantasy Science Fiction steampunk Extract

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Jude-Marie Green

Glorious Madness

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 4,678 words (18 minutes) · 426 views

Fantasy Humor Romance steampunk magic swordplay

Donna Quick is mad. And her companion, Jane Smith, is a magician. This is perhaps my favorite story (I love them all but Jane Smith has a strong place in my heart). Have you read "Don Quixote"?

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Steven Harper

Fair Vasyl

Published Jun 27, 2019 · 14,939 words (55 minutes) · 1 like · 631 views

Fantasy Romance fairy tale steampunk magic baba yaga

I was invited to submit a story to CLOCKWORK FAIRY TALES, which wanted steampunk versions of well-known fairy tales. I've always loved Baba Yaga stories, so a steampunk version of "Vasilisa the Beautiful" was a no-brainer. But I needed to add one more twist . . .

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