Codex of Quills Episode 4: The Vampire

By Anthony Francis “This the right grave?” Kip eyed the blockish monument; most of Highgate Cemetery was a gothic tour through Victorian willies, weeded to ruins and taking his calm with it, but this imposing rectangle and dour, bearded bust were clean, had fresh flowers, and bore the improbable name KARL MARX. “Seems … I…

The Codex of Quills – Episode 3: The Pony

By Shelli Frew Kip tentatively opened his eyes and peered around the shop. Only, it wasn’t the bookstore. Instead of the marine cryptobiology section, the shelves displayed rows and rows of lace, some slightly singed at the edges. A large quantity of star charts and compasses replaced the teen romance. Strangest of all, by far,…

The Codex of Quills – Episode 2

by Katherine L. Morse A steampunk serial adventure with a new author every episode! “Super Mondo chai, please. Two raw sugars.” Please just get your drink. I have a date with destiny…or insanity…and I really need a cold brew. “Super Mondo cold brew, um, please.” The woman who had just ordered rocked back on the…

The Codex of Quills – Episode 1

A steampunk serial adventure with a new author every episode! Episode 1: The Hedgehog by Dover Whitecliff Hot. Smoky. Irritating. Any or all of which could pertain to the wildfire-permeated valley air, or the mélange of personalities on the bus. Or the perfect description of Kilpatrick’s commute from the cubicle farm to the coffee house…

Clockwork Currents Issue #3

Issue #3 of Clockwork Currents, the community magazine of Clockwork Alchemy. Clockwork Alchemy is San Francisco’s own steampunk convention, supporting art, creativity, fun and friendship for alternate history, fantasy, and science fiction enthusiasts. Contents Letter from the Chairs Vendor Showcase: Madame Huffen-Bustle’s Steam Couture Splendid Teapot Racing – A History Interview: Michael Cawelti on Steampunk,…

Clockwork Currents Issue #2

Contents Letter from the Chairs Steep Thoughts from The Aviary Teahouse: Tsubame Kuckicha Steampunk, Belly Dance, and Prince Albert Steampunk 101.2 with Gene Forrer Fiction – The Codex of Quills – Ep2 The Clockwork Alchemy Artist’s Gallery and Exhibition – Artist Profile: Teri Lenfest Vendor Showcase: Clockwork Monster Activities and Events Letter from the Chairs…

Clockwork Currents Issue #1

Contents Letter from the Chairs Steep Thoughts from the Aviary Teahouse – A Love Letter to Simplicity Steampunk 101 with Gene Forrer Craft Corner – How to Make Pinboards Fiction – The Codex of Quills – Ep1 Vendor Showcase: Blue Moon Designs Activities and Events Letter from the Chairs Greetings Clockwork Alchemy family! In these…