Lately steampunk YA fiction â€“ and steampunk in general â€“ have emerged boldly into the literary scene. I’ve even heard it called one of the top ten trends in teen fiction. Yay! Go steampunk! â€œBut, wait,â€ you say, â€œwhat is steampunk, anyway? And why should I care?â€ Sadly, the word ‘steampunk’ is often tossed around in vain these days. Case in point…this. Any intrepid soul searching for ‘steampunk’ these days is likely to turn up an exuberant plethora of work, including graphic novels and – egad! – steampunk romance. So what is the original, clockwork heart of steampunk? Fear not, gentle reader! The Hub is here to guide through the gear and sprocket-filled futuristic past. Continue reading In Which Our Author Tips Her Cog-Bedecked Top Hat to Steampunk
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Published February 3, 2011
The time is upon us. Black History Month. A month that is ever filled with Rosa Parks skits and recitations of speeches and essays by…