Another discussion trying to define Steampunk.
I write sexy steampunk, but what is this Steampunk thing people are talking about?
Put five steampunk aficionados in a room and you have ten definitions. My favourite is an elevator pitch I found at the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences:
Steampunk is modern technology—iPads, computers, robotics, air travel—powered by steam and set in the 1800’s.
Remember this? Nathan Fillion as Castle in the episode Punkd.
I enjoy history, but I also love Sci-Fi and imagining what the future can bring. One of the many reasons I have so much fun with steampunk is that it gives me the opportunity to mash past and future together. You’re never quite sure what you come up with;). I’ve lived in London (England) for many years, so my time period and location of choice is Victorian London, but there are fabulous stories dealing with the Old West as well as diverse tellings touching…
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