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Steve Turnbull

Posted by Bronwen Strembiski on Monday, August 29, 2016, In : Feature Artist 

“Writing is harder for writers than anyone else.”

Author Steve Turnbull’s creativity has taken many forms over the years. After watching a BBC TV adaptation of Cider with Rosie, which contained some nudity, hormone-driven, teenage Turnbull decided to read the book. He found it interesting, but not in the way he expected. “I was swept along by the beautiful prose and I discovered language could be so much more than just words on a page.”

This revelation changed his outlook on Engli...

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Q & A with Billy O'Shea

Posted by Bronwen Strembiski on Sunday, August 7, 2016, In : Feature Artist 

According to self-published author, Billy O’Shea from Denmark, and sometimes Ireland, Steampunk is “a feeling, an atmosphere, more than a set of rules.” Steampunk offers a world of possibilities in every aspect from individual creations to virtual reality. A place where technology is beautiful and exciting. His favourite Steampunk elements are the numerous gadgets, the artwork, and designs. He enjoy “the work of visual artist Vadim Voitekhovitch, the designer Dmitriy Tikhonenko and th...

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Anders Blixt

Posted by Bronwen Strembiski on Sunday, July 31, 2016, In : Feature Artist 

“One step at a time will take you there.”
- Anders Blixt

Swedish author, Anders Blixt, tends to write “stories that look at grim aspects of our time through a dieselpunk prism.” He explains:

Since the 1970s I have lived in five countries on three continents and I have seen much misery close up. A lot of people in less privileged parts of Earth still do not enjoy the four fundamental liberties that Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed already in early 1941: freedom from fear, freedom from w...

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W.K. Pomeroy

Posted by Bronwen Strembiski on Saturday, July 2, 2016, In : Feature Artist 

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”
- Richard Bach

W.K. Pomeroy is a third generation author, who has published a combination of more than 60, stories, poems, and articles. At the age of five he wrote his first story, he had no idea that his Grandfather was an author and wasn’t really aware that his father wrote movie reviews and non-fiction books.

Before reading the works by the French author Jules Verne, Pomeroy had never heard the term steampunk. Like many stea...

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