Clockwork Alchemy 2022 – Letter from the Chair

Greetings to all our Steampunk family! We hope you are all well and are ready for some in person interaction! The Clockwork Alchemy family of staff and volunteers are busy with all the behind-the-scenes activities to bring you our 2022 event, Marvelous Makers, March 18-20, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency, Burlingame, CA. Look for more…

Bingo Cards for Clockwork Alchemy 2021

If your name begins with the letter… A – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/A-BingoCard.pdf B – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/B-BingoCard.pdf C – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/C-BingoCard.pdf D- https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/D-BingoCard.pdf EF – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/EF-BingoCard.pdf GHI – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/GHI-BingoCard.pdf J – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/J-BingoCard.pdf K – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/K-BingoCard.pdf L – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/L-BingoCard.pdf M – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/M-BingoCard.pdf N – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/N-BingoCard.pdf OP – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/OP-BingoCard.pdf QR – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/QR-BingoCard.pdf S – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/S-BingoCard.pdf TU – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/TU-BingoCard.pdf VW – https://www.clockworkalchemy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/VW-BingoCard.pdf XYZ…

War Room

The Clockwork Alchemy War Room gives lessons in martial arts from the real as well as fanciful past.

Your Guide to Clockwork Alchemy 2021

Clockwork Alchemy’s 2021 virtual event, Transmissions from the Aether, is almost here and we want to give you some helpful hints to make your attendance enjoyable. We have two platforms, Twitch and Zoom. Everyone has a different level of expertise with these, so we are providing some information and supporting videos, some of which are…

Clockwork Alchemy 2021: Author Guests

Steven Barnes Steven Barnes is the NY Times Bestselling, award-winning author of over thirty novels, as well as  writing for television’s The Twilight Zone, Andromeda, and the Emmy-winning “Stitch In Time” episode of The Outer LImits among others.  Winner of the NAACP Image Award and creator of the Lifewriting system of writing and personal development,…

Clockwork Alchemy 2021 Goes Virtual

Hello! We start this letter with some sad but not surprising news.  Clockwork Alchemy will not be able to be held in person in 2021 due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic.  We do plan to return to in person in 2022.  If you have purchased a ticket for 2020, your ticket will be rolled over…

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…

Vendor Showcase: Gear Oils

Gear Oils is one of Clockwork Alchemy’s regular vendors. You can see their full catalog of merchandise on Etsy. https://www.etsy.com/market/gear_oils

Electricity, Ferris Wheels, Cracker Jacks & Belly Dancers

America Pivots: 1893 Chicago World’s Fair By Dawn Devine ~ Davina – www.davina.us Introduction: In 1893, the city of Chicago hosted the World’s Columbian Exposition, commonly known as the Chicago  World’s Fair and it ran from May 1 through October 30.  Chicago fought other major US cities for the commission to host this major event….

Clockwork Alchemy Artists’ Gallery Profile: Paul Stewart

This month’s featured artist is Paul Stewart from the California Gold Country foothills. He discovered he was ‘making steampunk’ before he knew what steampunk was. Paul has displayed several of his inventive pieces in the Artists’ Gallery at previous conventions. He creates his unique and whimsical pieces using found objects from all kinds of sources,…

Clockwork Currents #4

Issue #4 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 Clockwork Alchemy Artists’ Gallery Profile: Paul Stewart History: The 1893 Chicago World’s Fair Vendor Showcase: Gear Oils Fiction:…