I am paranoid and suspicious by nature. Also terribly lazy. I spend a great deal of time inside my own head. I believe in Truth, Freedom, Justice, and Hope. I sleep a lot, and that lets me dream.
Since 2012 I have managed to type up several stories which take place in a steampunk universe. I suppose that makes me a writer, but I prefer the term "storyteller". I had some of these tales posted on the old steampunk empire site. I'm not certain what to do about them, at this point.
" Ah. I do a little thing in my steampunk universe, such that natural gas is available (It's lighter than air, so is close to the surface of the earth), but (most of the) petroleum has sunk to depths that cannot be…"
" Ah, I postulate the use of steam because it is a byproduct from the boilers that fuel the bladeless turbines. Sure, hydrogen can be generated by simple means, but isn't weight the enemy of all airships? I figure…"
" Hmmm... Perhaps people are forgetting about the "punk" aspect? Someone might choose to use a flintlock, or other muzzle loading weapon as a base because that's all their character can get their hands…"
" Well, after being a member of a similar group (ahem) elsewhere, I guess I can join this one. Too bad we missed the anniversary of the Akron's demise (April 4), as that is what got me involved in the first place."
" There are many items that look like steampunk devices, but were actually real. One of them is the acoustic aircraft locator, which was used to find airplanes before the invention of RADAR. There are several images of…"