Category Archives: United Kingdom

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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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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Are your Colours Like Their Dreams?

There may not have been an official ‘uniform’ for the women in the suffrage movement, but there were colours that helped the ladies identify each other. GREEN signified HOPE WHITE represented PURITY PURPLE meant DIGNITY/NOBILITY Their American counterparts would adopt GOLD, WHITE, & PURPLE as their colours. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

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Against Their Will

“I shall never while I live forget the suffering I experienced during the days when those cries were ringing in my ears.” from Emmeline Pankhurst’s autobiography Suffragettes would go on hunger strikes in prison where they would be fed forcibly with tubes if they did not comply with the wardresses that worked in the gaol. […]

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Recommended Read – Pride & Prejudice Annotated

I highly recommend this version of Pride & Prejudice. Not only can you read the book on its own, just read LEFT pages straight through. However, if you want to learn a ton and a half about the Regency Era, this is a GREAT resource. Instead of just reading a research book about the period […]

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Suffrage in the United Kingdom

Emmeline Pankhurst was one of the brave women that fought for equal rights in Edwardian England. Why am I putting a quote of hers on my blog? I have an upcoming publication dealing with those brave women that fought for equal voting rights! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

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