Category Archives: Geographic Locations

Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016 – Postage

When you look back at history, or you create a retro-future like Steampunk, there are so many pieces of the world to consider.  Something as simple as the stamp on an envelope had a detailed history of its own. Again, I’m thankful to my old (and I’m not necessarily calling HIM old… cause… we’re about […]

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016 – Favorite Steampunk Memories (part 1)

I’ve been going through a little nostalgia lately… Honestly it started because a lot of things happened last year – some good, some bad.  Most importantly, I lost a family member in the later part of the year. It was a quick and peaceful passing for him and I was glad that was the case. On […]

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016 – Stamp of Approval

Having been a Postal Child myself (Three generations of my family have worked for the USPS), stamps and anything else involved in that kind of correspondence have always fascinated me. Historical stamps and other postage ephemera can give you a brief snippet of personal history in a time long gone by. It’s a romantic idea […]

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Steampunk Hands Around the World 2016- Hawaii Plantation Era

Aloha from the Sandwich Islands… from the Hawaiian Kingdom! Back in the Victorian Era, Hawaii was it’s own kingdom. And much of its distinction as a melting pot began, in my opinion, during that ‘Victorian’ Era. And one of the biggest reasons for the influx of immigrants was the Sugar Plantations. Oh, Hawaii has had […]

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“Facing the New World” – on the Radio!

My story “Facing the Modern World” was a part of the Airships & Automatons anthology with Witty Bard Publishing. The story describes a fictitious meeting between King David Kalakaua and a Japanese Samurai regarding the pressures of defending their island nations against other countries… in the early beginnings of a Steampunk world. Thanks to The […]

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On the Radio – in the Ether with “Facing the Modern World”

Thanks to some wonderful folks in the UK, my story Facing the Modern World from the Of Airships and Automatons Anthology has been produced as a Radio Serial The first part of the story will be broadcast this Friday, August 14, 2015 at 21:00 UK 10:00 a.m. Hawaii Time http://www.frome.fm/ – just click on the LISTEN […]

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A new Review for “Carried Away”

Two reviews on Amazon.com so far… and this one posted on Review Link and a little snippet from the review: I would recommend this novella to anyone who has enjoyed the graphic novel, as it fills in the background details of the Suffrajitsu universe and revisits the characters. If you haven’t read the graphic novel, […]

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Kindle Worlds – Carried Away by: Ray Dean

As a proper Edwardian Englishman, Lord Arnold Smythe has no time at all for the radical women’s suffrage movement. He becomes infuriated when his wife, Lady Roslyn, shows an interest in the cause. Meanwhile, young Tressa Boniface, a serving girl in the Smythe’s household, can’t see what all the fuss is about. Why should women […]

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2015 Steampunk Hands Around the World: International Q & A – Part Two

International Question and Answer Roundtable! This is the second part of the Q & A. Thanks again to all of our participants! You can find Part One of the Q & A – HERE Do you participate in a local Steampunk group? Sally-Ann: I’m loosely attached to the Lincoln Steampunks as I attend the major […]

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2015 Steampunk Hands Around the World: International Q & A – Part One

International Question and Answer Roundtable! First, I’d like to thank the wonderful folks who took the time to answer my questions. I wanted to focus on their whole experience in Steampunk. We have so much information that I am going to break this up so that you don’t have a numb backside after you finish […]

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