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.
"steam planes. The Besler steamplane (A travelair 2000 converted from a Curtiss OX powerplant) It had an estimated range of 400 miles on a full tank of fuel, although operating at altitude was intended to increase range due to the lower boiling point…"
" "The Phantom Empire" is probably my favorite movie serial. It's such a strong influence on me that I've referenced Murania as a genuine ancient (and current?) civilization in my stories, and I really…"
"The Great Train Robbery was made in 1903 so almost Victorian.
I had not thought about Karl May since I lived in Germany. There were still some Karl May Fests around and a spin off Schutzenfest near where I worked is what motivated me to join…"
" Yep, Tom Mix, Hoot Gibson, and Ken Maynard were probably the kings of American Westerns during the 1920s. And they all managed to make the transition to talkies! And right behind them was Tim McCoy, who also moved…"