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All About Steampunk ~ Goggles, Gaiters & Glory (Occasional FAQ)

The World of Steampunk: Goggles, Gaiters & Glory To me there are two main kinds of steampunk. The first, which I shall be call, traditional steampunk, envisions a future as the Victorians imagined it. The writings of H.G. Wells and Jules Verne are good examples. The second, which I think of as industrial steampunk, sees […]

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20 Random Things You Might Not Know About Gail (Occasional FAQ)

For you, Gentle Reader, here are 20 random things from a random mind trying to get this blasted book finished… Imprudence research.   While other kids played marriage with their barbies, I played divorce court. The stuffed animals were the jury. I cannot do any tongue-related tricks. Nope. Not that either. I listen to podcasts […]

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Blurb & Review Requests (Important for Writers)

May I tell you a little story, Gentle Reader? Once upon a time (OK several years ago now) there was an author who also liked to read, but she was picky. Very picky. She liked specific things in her books, very specific things. However, quite apart from matters of taste, one consequence of editing is […]

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Pros and Cons of Life… Gail Carriger Style (Occasional FAQ)

For today, Gentle Reader, here are some fun tidbits of insight into my personality. Or at least I hope it’s fun… Would try once: Exotic food No thanks: Team sports Too much in my life: Email Not enough: Cherries Fear conquered: Public speaking Not quite there yet: Public restrooms Risky when it comes to: Heights […]

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Gail Carriger’s 7 Geeky Confessions (Occasional FAQ)

The Nerdy Girlie posted some Geeky Confessions to her blog a while ago. I love the idea, Gentle Reader. Girls in fandom can get a lot of flack for not being true fans of all things geeky, whatever that means. As a result of having to defend myself when I was a young cosplaying teen, […]

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Gail Carriger’s Origin Story – 5 Fandoms That Made Me Who I Am

Back in the day, Gentle Reader, my friends and I used to have arguments about the difference between Geeks, Nerds, and Dorks. We settled into the working hypothesis that Geeks were technologically minded, Nerds were academically minded, and Dorks were obsessed with specific things. So the Dork is obsessed with all things Star Wars, but […]

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If I Were an Actual Celebrity Interview

Gentle Reader, I am always fascinated by those interviews they have at the back of glossy magazines. The ones that are kind of Inside the Actors Studio style. I’m a terrible judgy person (I know, like you’re surprised) and I always judge the person being interviewed by his or her answers. So I thought I […]

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