Author Archives: RieSheridanRose

About RieSheridanRose

Rie Sheridan Rose multitasks. A lot. Her short stories appear in numerous anthologies, including Nightmare Stalkers and Dream Walkers Vols. 1 and 2,  and Killing It Softly. She has authored twelve novels, six poetry chapbooks, and lyrics for dozens of songs. She tweets as @RieSheridanRose.

Looking to the Future…

This year has been a bust for me in so many ways. Not getting to conventions and getting the burst of inspiration and aspiration that comes from meeting new people and talking to fans has really been weighing me down. … Continue reading

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Fashion in the Conn-Mann Chronicles

Fashion in the 1870’s was in a state of flux. (Isn’t fashion always changing?) Skirts were narrowing and the fabric was moving to the back of the skirt instead of the sides. A fashionable lady–like Leonora or Aunt Emily–would be … Continue reading

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The Next Coming Thing

It was a busy day, so this will be short. I just thought I would talk a minute about a common thread in many Steampunk properties. In fact, it is what makes some of the media “Steampunk” in the first … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Captain Nemo—the First Undersea Pirate

Thank you, Rie, for the opportunity to steam into your blog. I’ll try to leave the place looking as shipshape as I found it. I know Rie and her fans love pirates, so allow me to brag about a new … Continue reading

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Finishing with Avast, Ye Airships!

Today we finish our tour of Avast, Ye Airships! from Mocha Memoirs Press. “Adventures of a Would-Be Gentleman of the Skies” by Jim Reader tells the story of a young man smitten with the idea of air piracy…and the soiled … Continue reading

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RieView: The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

For more than two decades (and coming up on three now…) this picture has hung on my wall: It’s not a great sketch, but I did my best. 🙂 Heck, I even did one of my longest pieces of fanfic … Continue reading

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Continuing with Avast, Ye Airships!

Continuing on with the walkthrough of Avast, Ye Airships! from Mocha Memoirs Press, we will look today at the next seven stories. Andrew Knighton’s tale, “A Wind Will Rise,” tells of two adventurers out to save a shipload of captives … Continue reading

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Avast, Ye Airships!

Continuing from the theme of last week, this week we take to the air with the pirates again and begin a discussion of Avast, Ye Airships. 🙂 In 2015, Mocha Memoirs and I wanted to publish a Steampunk anthology. As … Continue reading

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Collaborating with Pirates…

Several years ago now, I received an email from my good friend Marc Gunn asking if I wanted to do another collaborative album after Don’t Go Drinking with Hobbits. This time, it would be a collection of songs about airship … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!

The above is an actual program from a variety show that is preserved in the Library of Congress. If Alistair and Jo get back from the Continent in time, they could actually attend this show. If you look very closely, … Continue reading

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