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Steampunk Universe: A fully diverse steampunk anthology

A project in Dayton, OH by Steven Saus

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A diverse steampunk anthology from your favorite award-winning authors featuring disabled and aneurotypical characters.
Backers: 366
Average Pledge Per Backer: $20

Funded: $7,334 of $6,000
Dates: Oct 7th -> Nov 6th (31 days)
Project By: Steven Saus
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Latest News

The Last Two Days

November 4th - via:
 We are in the last two days (well, and a few hours) of the campaign, and we've met our initial funding goal, so I think it's appropriate to share this RajPunk wedding image from Harbir Anand!  RajPunk Wedding (Image from Harbir Anand) Your... (Read More)

FUNDED! Woohoo!

November 3rd - via:
Thank you everyone; more detailed timelines in the next day or two! Now let's go and share this as much as possible to see if we can hit a stretch goal!    (Read More)

Spectrum Diaries - Behind Two More Stories

November 2nd - via:
 As I write this, we are $5 away from being funded!  WOOHOO! Steamfunk by Tarek Suliman As an administrative note, a few folks have asked how they can get Steampunk World as an add-in for the higher-level backer rewards. What you need to do is to... (Read More)

Behind The Art - A Glimpse of The Remastered Image That Will Be Our Cover

October 30th - via:
You all are awesomesauce! I'm watching the backer numbers and contributions climb, and it's just giving me such a sense of joy! Maybe that sounds a little over-the-top, but dang, folks, this project really does mean that much to me. So thank you. I... (Read More)

What We'll Be Doing To Support Other Writers With Retail Sales of Steampunk Universe - IF We Fund!

October 28th - via:
I'm really grateful to see the posts and tweets about Steampunk Universe popping up on social media! And it's great to see the wide variety of people's avatars who are backing this project. Windy City Steam Collective, courtesty Jim Best It's seeing... (Read More)

Picking Up Steam Again - Keep The Boilers Running!

October 27th - via:
I don't really like 1984. I do like Animal Farm and A Clockwork Orange.  At least the book versions of all of them. There's a very simple reason.  1984 has a ton of political speeches written right into the meat of the story. Every time I've read... (Read More)

We're getting another story in the anthology - if you act NOW.

October 25th - via:
I'm pleased to announce something official - we're adding another story to the anthology! We'd had plans to include a new story by Stoker Award winning author Lucy Snyder, entitled "A Noble Endeavor", but wires kept getting crossed. We've managed to... (Read More)

Measuring the Heavens - A Behind The Story Essay From Andrew Knighton

October 25th - via:
As we move into our final two weeks it's especially important for us to keep reminding folks to back this project. Not only do I want to bring this book to you, but I also want to meet the stretch goals of providing interior art for the stories,... (Read More)

Aliens, Steampunk, Emotions, and More: Behind "A Teardrop in the Ocean"

October 23rd - via:
 So, for those of you who watch The Walking Dead... I'm sorry. I'm so, so sorry. Regardless, here's something to not be sorry about:  We hit the halfway point!  Woohoo!  Thank you so much! Thing is, Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing kind of deal.... (Read More)

I have a very special update for you today.

October 21st - via:
Earlier, I got a notification from Lyndsay Gilbert, one of the authors in Steampunk Universe. "I don't know if these will be of any use to the campaign, but I wanted to make them in response." She'd sent these two videos:   The resource link she... (Read More)

On Litmus Tests and Invisible Illnesses

October 20th - via:
Because of a comment on the last update, please let me clarify: All of the stories feature disabled or aneurotypical characters. Not all of the authors have shared with us whether or not they're disabled or aneurotypical. The figure I quoted... (Read More)

Two Issues That Have Arisen, Hopefully Addressed (the short version)

October 19th - via:
There's two issues that have come up in the last 12 hours or so about this campaign that I want to address.  And I want to publicly thank those who brought these issues to my attention. That is what I want, after all. In the interest of not... (Read More)

Behind the "On The Clockwork Trail"

October 19th - via:
 Kate Coe is one of the authors we're featuring in Steampunk Universe with their story "On The Clockwork Trail".  Kate Coe They're a writer of fiction and fantasy, and blogs at In real life they're a librarian with a... (Read More)

Indo-Persian Steampunk Garb and a Behind-The-Anthology peek!

October 12th - via:
Wow! To be almost halfway to our first goal before a week is through - that's pretty awesome, you guys.  And it's thanks to you. Speaking of, check out this pretty rad pair of Steampunk outfit that Harbir Anand contributed! Indo-Persian Steampunk... (Read More)

Two days, 25%, and a pretty rad steampunk-styled prosthesis

October 9th - via:
Greetings to all, both those who have been with us on prior Kickstarters and those who are joining us for the first time! I ran across this image earlier today, and thought it was pretty cool: Steampunk-styled Leg Prosthesis by Christopher Snell... (Read More)

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