Found 5 stories tagged 'steampunk'.
Mar 16, 2019 · 6,298 words (23 minutes) · 1 like · 89 views
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.
Featured March 13, 2019
Mar 9, 2019 · 4,982 words (19 minutes) · 3 likes · 211 views
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.
Mar 5, 2019 · 5,899 words (22 minutes) · 36 views
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.
Mar 12, 2018 · 3,210 words (12 minutes) · 213 views
"It was the end of the worlds, and Mr. Jamison and I were arguing over peas."