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Nancy Jane Moore

Until We Are All Free

Mar 16, 2019 · 6,298 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 89 views

Fantasy Science Fiction steampunk

The third volume of Book View Cafe's Shadow Conspiracy anthology series started with the question, "What if the Emancipation Proclamation included freedom for automata with souls?" For Jasmine, an enslaved woman in Maryland who makes metalmen, the question is more than philosophical.

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Jaymee Goh

The Tin Spirit

Mar 9, 2019 · 4,982 words (19 minutes) · 3 likes · 211 views

Fantasy Historical steampunk historical fantasy Malay whodunnit

Aging bomoh Tok Kadir and his apprentice Saifan have been called in to deal with grisly deaths at a tin mining factory. The workers say it's an Orang Minyak, the fault of pretty foreigner Maria, but Orang Minyak are supernatural rapists, not murderers.

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Shannon Page

Night Without Darkness

Mar 5, 2019 · 5,899 words (22 minutes) · 36 views

Fantasy Historical steampunk collaboration voice

I love collaborative writing--to me, it combines everything I love best about writing (creation, imagination, that indefinable spark) with everything I love best about editing (figuring out another creative person’s mind and working out how best to express it). Plus, it’s just fun to play together. This story was written for Gears and Levers Volume 1, from Sky Warrior, April 2012, and reprinted in my collection Eastlick and Other Stories, 2013.

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Amy Sisson

Dressing Mr. Featherbottom

Jul 11, 2018 · 2,444 words (9 minutes) · 1 like · 222 views

Science Fiction Love steampunk Robots secret love

When AnnaBella Frostwich insists on dressing her robotic companion, Mr. Featherbottom, in the latest fashions, her mother doesn't know what to think!

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Holly Heisey

The Most Absurd Dance at the End of the Worlds

Mar 12, 2018 · 3,210 words (12 minutes) · 213 views

Science Fiction Strange Humor Satire john wayne apocalyptic multiverse steampunk Romance dancing

"It was the end of the worlds, and Mr. Jamison and I were arguing over peas."

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