Steampunks in Spaaace! (2014)

steamSteampunks in Space is an event that takes place at the National Space Centre in Leicester. For the uninitiated steampunk is a mash-up of history and sci fi. Victorian/Edwardian settings with technology that is anachronistic or fantastical. I love H.G. Wells’ ‘War of the Worlds’, and the ‘Doctor Who’ episodes “The Talons of Weng-Chiang’, ‘The Horror of Fang Rock’ and ‘Ghostlight’, and ‘The League of Extraordinary Gentlement’ and that’s as close¬†as I’ve gotten to steampunk. However, that was until writing ‘The Darkwood Mysteries’, and researching genres and markets, and seeing where Darkwood and Hobbs will be going at times, I started thinking more about steampunk and wanted to understand and experience it more.¬†Steampunks in Space was a great place to start….

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