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Storypunks Podcast

Feb 22, 2018

Author Jon Messenger is inspiring not only for his Magic and Machinery series, which he describes as a steampunk "Sherlock Holmes in a world of magic", but also because he balances writing with a full-time military career.

In this episode, we talk about how his service has informed this steampunk series, including how...

Feb 15, 2018

Paul Shapera is a musician whose New Albion and Tales of Lost Hollow albums span atompunk, dieselpunk, cyberpunk, steampunk, and more! 

So no matter what you fancy, this episode probably has something for you!

We get into fascinating territory, including Paul's relatively uncommon four-act storytelling structure rather...

Feb 8, 2018

Malka Older's Centenal Cycle Series begins with Infomocracy followed by Null States and State Tectonics, and takes readers through a world of micro-democracies.

I love how she's using the series to create small laboratories in which to investigate social technologies and structures as well as the diverse characters...

Feb 1, 2018

Mary Robinette Kowal wrote The Glamourist Histories series, among many other works. In this episode we focus on how this series is mannerpunk, what the genre entails, and how Mary approaches writing.

A highlight for me was our discussion about Mary's vintage typewriters, so be sure to check the video version on YouTube...